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A 29-year-old female asked:

My babies teeth is chipping away and has green coloring on it its painful when she bites what could be the problem?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Probably decay: Your child is in pain because of infected teeth. Take him/her to a Dentist, preferably a Pedodontist (pediatric dental specialist) immediately. The American Dental Association & American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommend that all children have 1st Dental appointment at Age 1 just to prevent scenarios such as this. Your Pediatrician or your General Dentist can help you find a Pedodontist.

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