South Africa
A male asked:

My 9 year old son had to have a 2 molars removed as they were very rotten will they grow back?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Depends: If these were "baby" molars, then there is a new tooth underneath which will erupt and replace the removed teeth. If these were neglected adult molars, then they will not be replaced. Check with your dentist about which category your child falls into.
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