Oral Health

Question
Posted by: Beverley | 2011/08/15

Q.

Toddler''s teeth

My niece is now 18 months old and has not developed any teeth yet. My sister-in-law took her to the (government) hospital and the doctor there said that the child will never have teeth and that they must bring her back when she is 4 so that they can get false teeth for her. Is this true? Is there anything else that can be done for the child before then?

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

This is not true.
Take her to a private dentist if possible. The teeth should erupt later.

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Posted by: dental expert | 2011/08/16

This is not true.
Take her to a private dentist if possible. The teeth should erupt later.

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