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Is it true that if when you were a child and your teeth where late then they supposley last longer ?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree
In brief: Maybe, sort of...
Let's assume kids get cavities.
If a child gets his teeth 4 months later than average, then his teeth have 4 months less time coated with milk, food, etc... Therefore, his teeth should last a bit longer. Also, if his baby teeth came in later and stayed later, then his adult teeth would have come in later. For the same reason (less time coated with food), his adult teeth should last a bit longer.

In brief: Maybe, sort of...
Let's assume kids get cavities.
If a child gets his teeth 4 months later than average, then his teeth have 4 months less time coated with milk, food, etc... Therefore, his teeth should last a bit longer. Also, if his baby teeth came in later and stayed later, then his adult teeth would have come in later. For the same reason (less time coated with food), his adult teeth should last a bit longer.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
In brief: Bluntly
No...Old wive's tale.

In brief: Bluntly
No...Old wive's tale.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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In brief: No
I have not seen any study to prove it.

In brief: No
I have not seen any study to prove it.
Dr. Prakash Bhoopalam
Dr. Prakash Bhoopalam
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