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Question
Posted by: Gabz | 2008/01/24

Q.

take out

my baby's front teeth are are decayed so much that you cannot see them. Should she take them out now or when. She's three years old. Please help..

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

Hi Gabz,

It is best to remove them ASAP.
Too often, parents wait till there are abscesses present or the pain becomes unbearable. Usually if the front teeth are badly decayed the back teeth may need attention too (filings/extraction) it is essential to see a dentist urgently

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