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Why Are My Child’s Adult Teeth Coming in Yellow?

January 7, 2015

Filed under: Pediatric Dentistry Blog — drasinmaz @ 6:26 pm

“I have a loose tooth!”

It’s oddly exciting when children begin to show the first signs of a loose tooth. Parents and kids look forward to the first baby teeth falling out, because each lost tooth is a sign of healthy growth.

But sometimes, parents may notice that their child’s newly emerging adult teeth appear to have a yellow tint. It’s natural to be concerned when the color of a child’s permanent teeth aren’t the bright white you expect. Parents may be concerned that their kids aren’t brushing well enough, causing plaque build up or worse… cavities! (more…)