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Posted by: Daphne | 2012/02/04

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Tooth decay of 2 year old

My daughter, unlike my son, is struggling with tooth decay and she is only 20 months old. The membrane between the top lip and gums are tight atop the two top teeth, in fact almost in between. We brush her teeth regulary with a toothpaste and brush appropriate for her age. She has now developed decay so bad that we have to ''dig'' the food out from the top middle teeth. The decay is right at the gumline. When we take her to the dentist will they pull the teeth or fix it. What will it all entail, and cost wise - we do not have a med aid.

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Oral health expert

if the tetth can berestored, they will fill them- it depends on the extent of decay. costs will depend on the treatment required. first got for a consultation and this will be discussed with the dentist

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Posted by: dental expert | 2012/02/06

if the tetth can berestored, they will fill them- it depends on the extent of decay. costs will depend on the treatment required. first got for a consultation and this will be discussed with the dentist

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