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Can baby's teeth come in crooked?
13 doctors weighed in

Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: Common
It does happen.

In brief: Common
It does happen.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
3 doctors agree
In brief: They can
And if they have no space between them there is a 60% chance that the permanent teeth will be crowded.
Check with your dentist to make sure there are no underlying problems, but other than being harder to clean, crooked baby teeth are usually not a problem. Have an orthodontic consultation at age 7, when the permanent teeth begin to erupt, to determine best treatment options.

In brief: They can
And if they have no space between them there is a 60% chance that the permanent teeth will be crowded.
Check with your dentist to make sure there are no underlying problems, but other than being harder to clean, crooked baby teeth are usually not a problem. Have an orthodontic consultation at age 7, when the permanent teeth begin to erupt, to determine best treatment options.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yup!
That's due to genetics moslty but enviornmental things like binky or finger/thumb sucking can cause it as well.
If you are concerned see your dentist. They should be seen by age 1.

In brief: Yup!
That's due to genetics moslty but enviornmental things like binky or finger/thumb sucking can cause it as well.
If you are concerned see your dentist. They should be seen by age 1.
Dr. Jake Richards
Dr. Jake Richards
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Dr. Shawn Murray
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Crooked teeth
Yes. Unfortunately those little teeth have a mind of their own.
If they come in crooked, don't worry too much about it because it is not an indication that the adult teeth will come in crooked. Consult with a pediatric dentist to learn more.

In brief: Crooked teeth
Yes. Unfortunately those little teeth have a mind of their own.
If they come in crooked, don't worry too much about it because it is not an indication that the adult teeth will come in crooked. Consult with a pediatric dentist to learn more.
Dr. Shawn Murray
Dr. Shawn Murray
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Unfortunately it is. Strong correlation between crooked baby teeth and crooked permanent teeth. See Orthodontist at Age 7 for initial examination.
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