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#1 of 2 Old 03-22-2011, 10:38 PM - Thread Starter
 
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My 2 year old son has some bright white areas on the bottom part of his two top front teeth. He saw a dentist at around a year (the dentist just looked in his mouth for about 10 seconds) and I think he had them then, too. The dentist didn't say anything. But I keep noticing them and I'm wondering if that's the beginning of some sort of decay or if its just there because they're growing...or what??? Please help.

 

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Has he had them since the teeth emerged? It could be hypoplasia if that's the case -- and that may or may not make him more vulnerable to decay in those spots; it depends. Or it could be pre-decay. That's my understanding; I'm obviously no expert, though.


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