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Posted by: Dez | 2007/02/20

Q.

Baby Bottle Carries

My child will be turning 2 next month and I recently noticed that he's front teeth was giving him ploblems. I decided to take him to a dentist and he told me that my child must be booked for dental surgery to remove the four front teeth and maybe two at the back but will try to fill it. Is'nt there another way of treating it without removing it cause its not rotten but sensitive and he is still so small.

Expert's Reply

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Oral health expert

unfortunately not Dez.
Leaving the teeth even though they may be asymptomaitc can be detrimental to his future teeth. Also it is better not to wait until the pain starts. If your dentist has earmarked them for extraction, it is wise to do it asap.

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Posted by: Dez | 2007/02/20

Is'nt he to young? I'm busy teaching him to drink his bottle before going to bed and that's working well. If the milk teeth are out how will the permanent teeth be guided.

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