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Baby Born Teeth
Can happen : Neo-natal teeth, extra teeth that appear @ about the time of birth, can interfere with breast feeding and may need to be removed. Must be careful not to remove or harm the real baby teeth. Ask your pediatrician for referral to a pediatric dental specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby was born with teeth, shes two months now & her gums around her teeth are red & swollen. What does that mean?
Two issues: These may just be early erupted teeth and your removal may cause a gap that creates problems later. If so they would be firmly attached. If they are very loose, and almost ready to fall out, they could be sucked into the newborns lungs and cause real problems, these are easy to lift out with almost no effort.Discuss with the doc who can guide you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, babies can be: born with teeth, and some infants do cut their first teeth by 3-4 months, although 6-9 months is more common. At 16 w, infants start bringing things to their mouths and like to mouth things as part of their normal development, and it is not necessarily a sign of teething. Before the lower incisors erupt, the surface of the lower jaw will flatten and if it is still narrow, teething is not imminent ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly normal: How old is your baby? It is normal for baby teeth to look strange the way they are coming in. Is your child older and still sucking a pacifier or thumb? This can lead to teeth protruding out and a narrow palatte which may need orthodontics to correct in the future. See dentist for an exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer