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My daughter is 2 and she only has her 4 front teeth. What could be causing the delay?

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In brief: Genetics

Eruption patterns vary widely among youngsters.
Have her examined by a pediatric dentist who can determine how far along her other teeth are in erupting.

In brief: Genetics

Eruption patterns vary widely among youngsters.
Have her examined by a pediatric dentist who can determine how far along her other teeth are in erupting.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics

In brief: Delayed dentition

U should take her 2 see a dentist anyway even if she has only 4 teeth.
Her x-ray will show if she has delayed dentitio or absent teeth whcih is a rare condition but it will allay ur fears to know she has teeth that just are taking time to erupt.

In brief: Delayed dentition

U should take her 2 see a dentist anyway even if she has only 4 teeth.
Her x-ray will show if she has delayed dentitio or absent teeth whcih is a rare condition but it will allay ur fears to know she has teeth that just are taking time to erupt.
Dr. Mandakini Patel
Dr. Mandakini Patel
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In brief: Slow

Some people develop quickly, some slower, if the teeth are there , they will erupt.
Have patience. A visit at the dentist can produce an xray to confirm the presence of the teeth if you want to know now. See tooth chart http://www.Mouthhealthy.Org/en/az-topics/e/eruption-c.

In brief: Slow

Some people develop quickly, some slower, if the teeth are there , they will erupt.
Have patience. A visit at the dentist can produce an xray to confirm the presence of the teeth if you want to know now. See tooth chart http://www.Mouthhealthy.Org/en/az-topics/e/eruption-c.
Dr. Bruce Apfelbaum
Dr. Bruce Apfelbaum
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