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Dental and Oral Health (Children)

Green tooth

02/26/2009

Question:

my sons bottom tooth came through at 3 and a half months it appears to be greenish brown what is this

Answer:

Your child must be examined by a dentist to diagnose this problem. The tooth could be stained internally or it could be external tartar that is causing the discoloration. I recommend that you see a pediatric dentist.

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Response by:

Dennis J McTigue, DDS Dennis J McTigue, DDS
Professor of Pediatric Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University