Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Naeema | 2009/02/11

Q.

teeth staining

my 19th month old baby delevloped balck stains in her three botom front teeth. Is this normal? What are the causes?
What can be done to remove the stains

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Teeth staining may be due to several possible causes. Among these are teas, some fruit drinks, iron supplemnts and certain medicines. Try and gently clean off her teeth using her toothbrush and toothpaste.If the stains do not come off easily then ask your dentist to see your little girl.

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