Posted by: Zeeshaan | 2020/01/29


7-year-old with tooth decay issues

Hi doctor, my son is 7 years old, he has a decay problem in his molar teeth. Should I wait till 10 years to the adult teeth to come and fall off naturally or should we extract the teeth? Kindly suggest Doctor, the decay level is deep that the teeth are totally destroyed only the crown is left. I give him oregano oil diluted water to gargle. Thus his pain goes. Kindly suggest should I have to wait till his adult teeth come or should we extract? Thank you for your time and support.

Expert's Reply


Oral health expert
- 2020/01/31

Do not wait til he is older. Have him sen by a dentist ASAP. You may not need to extrct the teeth, they can often be restored(filled). Have xrays and an examination done by a dentist to determine if the teeth need to be filled/removed.

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