Baby teeth came in looking decayed

My son is almost two years old. His baby teeth came in looking decayed. He had several ear infections and took many antibiotics. Could his illnesses or the medications he received cause this sort of problem with his teeth?


It's possible your son's teeth are just discolored due to his illnesses. High fevers or medications can cause discolored teeth. Sometimes, these discolored areas are more susceptable to decay. These teeth should be well brushed and closely monitored. I recommend that you take him to the dentist to have his teeth checked. If he does have decay, you and the dentist can discuss a proper course of treatment.

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