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Natal teeth

Alternate Names : Fetal teeth


Home Care & Treatment

If the teeth are not removed, keep them clean by gently wiping the gums and teeth with a clean, damp cloth. Examine the infant's gums and tongue frequently to make sure the teeth are not causing injury.

Call your Health Care Provider if

Call your doctor if an infant with natal teeth develops a sore tongue or mouth or other symptoms.

What to Expect at your Health Care Provider's Office

This finding is usually discovered by the health care provider during the initial examination of the infant, and often no further documentation is needed other than just to note that there were teeth present at birth.

Dental x-rays may be considered. If there are signs of any condition that can be associated with natal teeth, examination and testing for that condition will be performed.





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Review Date : 2/22/2010
Reviewed By : Jack D. Rosenberg, DDS, Advanced Dental Care, Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, M.D., MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.



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