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Question
Posted by: Cathrine | 2004/10/09

Q.

New Teeth

My grandaughter was 3 when she had her front 4 teeth pulled as they were rotten. She is now nearly 7 and there apprears to be no sign of her new teeth. Will she stil get them?

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

Develpoment of the permanent teeth varies considerable among children. Sometimes, they may only appear at the age of 8.
An x-ray will show the postion of the developing teeth and rule out any obstruction.

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