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Why do my baby's teeth look like they are stained?

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Dr. Julia Sundel
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Plaque, iron

There are a number of reasons.
Your baby's teeth can have plaque build up. Make sure to brush the teeth twice a day and after bottle-feeding. Iron in a multivitamin can also cause staining. A tooth can look gray after trauma. A serious infection during infancy also can cause staining. Your pediatrician can refer you to a pediatric dentist.

In brief: Plaque, iron

There are a number of reasons.
Your baby's teeth can have plaque build up. Make sure to brush the teeth twice a day and after bottle-feeding. Iron in a multivitamin can also cause staining. A tooth can look gray after trauma. A serious infection during infancy also can cause staining. Your pediatrician can refer you to a pediatric dentist.
Dr. Julia Sundel
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Dr. Janesta Noland
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

Often vitamins or iron can contribute to dark stains on the teeth.
In addition, some people just form dark stains on teeth due to the composition of their saliva and the environment (often ethnically determined). See your dentist to determine whether there are any concerns.

In brief: Depends

Often vitamins or iron can contribute to dark stains on the teeth.
In addition, some people just form dark stains on teeth due to the composition of their saliva and the environment (often ethnically determined). See your dentist to determine whether there are any concerns.
Dr. Janesta Noland
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Dr. Victor Zeines
Dentistry

In brief: They may be

Have your dentist take a look.
..Not uncommon for babys teeth to have stain but you need to find out why. Important to make sure its just stain from food rather then decay.

In brief: They may be

Have your dentist take a look.
..Not uncommon for babys teeth to have stain but you need to find out why. Important to make sure its just stain from food rather then decay.
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Dr. Victor Zeines
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