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DELAYED TOOTH FORMATION
Delayed Tooth Formation or absent tooth formation is a common problem that usually happens in infants and toddlers. If the kid has no teeth by the age of 18 months, then a dentist should be consulted. Symptoms of the same include appearance of no teeth by the time your child is 18 months.
HOW IS DELAYED TOOTH FORMATION DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis of this condition is done with the help of a physical examination and dental X rays to find the cause of the same. The doctor may also ask questions pertaining to the medical history of the patient including the presence of any other ailment like thyroid disorders, Down Syndrome and others that can lead to delayed tooth formation.
HOW IS DELAYED TOOTH FORMATION TREATED?
Treatment, usually the teeth formation is just delayed because of birth-weight issues, symptoms of Down's Syndrome, or even because of Vitamin D resistant tickets. The treatment process may include supplements that are rich in nutrients like vitamin D along with provision of a healthier diet.
DID YOU KNOW?
Delayed teeth can also sport enamel defects and genetic deformities.