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Why would a kid be born with brown teeth?

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In brief: Diff reasons

A baby's teeth can come in looking brown for a few different reasons: if the mother was taking certain medications during pregnancy (such as Tetracycline), or if she had a fever during the time when baby's teeth were developing in the womb.

In brief: Diff reasons

A baby's teeth can come in looking brown for a few different reasons: if the mother was taking certain medications during pregnancy (such as Tetracycline), or if she had a fever during the time when baby's teeth were developing in the womb.
Dr. Orly Hendizadeh
Dr. Orly Hendizadeh
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Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
2 doctors agree

In brief: Tetracycline

Maybe the mother took the antibiotic tetracycline during pregnancy.

In brief: Tetracycline

Maybe the mother took the antibiotic tetracycline during pregnancy.
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Brown teeth

Baby teeth can look brown from the enamel pellicle, a covering over the enamel, or from medications, decay, systemic disease, malformations, etc.
1st Dental examination Age 1. Recommend your child see a Pedodontist, a Pediatric Dental Specialist.

In brief: Brown teeth

Baby teeth can look brown from the enamel pellicle, a covering over the enamel, or from medications, decay, systemic disease, malformations, etc.
1st Dental examination Age 1. Recommend your child see a Pedodontist, a Pediatric Dental Specialist.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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