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What can cause babies to be born with teeth?

What can cause babies to be born with teeth?

Genetics: Genetic predisposition causes babies to be born with teeth. ...Read more

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Have you heard of a baby being born with teeth? How rare is that?

Have you heard of a baby being born with teeth?  How rare is that?

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 more

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My baby was born with teeth, shes two months now & her gums around her teeth are red & swollen. What does that mean?

My baby was born with teeth, shes two months now & her gums around her teeth are red & swollen. What does that mean?

Try cleaning: If they have not been brushed.. They may need brushing. Take a soft brush and message around the gums once a day... There may still be some bleeding but if the bleeding is not gone in 5 days, i would suggest seeing a pediatric dentist. ...Read more

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If new born baby is born with two teeth, how do you remove them?

If new born baby is born with two teeth, how do you remove them?

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 more

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What percent of babies are born with a full set of teeth?

What percent of babies are born with a full set of teeth?

Never seen it: In more than 3 decades of pediatric practice I have never seen or heard of a kid born with a full set of teeth.In that time I have had 4-5 born with 1 or 2. ...Read more

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Can babies teeth at 17 weeks?

Can babies teeth at 17 weeks?

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 more

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Can babies teeth at 6 weeks?

Can babies teeth at 6 weeks?

Early teething: Some children can be born with "neo natal teeth" many times they are lost early too. ...Read more

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Babies teeth that are pointing out?

Babies teeth that are pointing out?

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 more

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My infant is 11mts old with no sign of teeth?

My infant is 11mts old with no sign of teeth?

That is fine: Children's teething can start as late as 15 month, normally they do two out of three early and one lat( talking, walking, teething) you can have him checked if you are worried. ...Read more

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