Why are my toddler’s teeth turning yellow?
Your child may have stained teeth from prolonged use of antibiotics and antihistamines.
Antibiotics cause tooth calcification leading to teeth graying or yellowing.
Certain supplements like liquid iron or even iron in multivitamins can also cause dark staining in your baby’s teeth..
How do I get the yellow stains off my toddlers teeth?
Baking Soda & Water – Make a paste of baking soda and water (just a pinch and a few drops respectively) and brush the teeth using a toddler toothbrush. Do NOT use an adult toothbrush even if it’s soft because the bristles are still too harsh on your toddler’s teeth and gums.
Why would a child teeth be yellow?
Weak or Thin Enamel Due to Genetic Factors Some children are born with weaker or thinner enamel. Enamel is what causes teeth to have a whitish color. The underlying dentin is more yellowish, so a thin layer of enamel can make your kid’s teeth look more yellow than white.
Is it OK for toddler to swallow toothpaste?
If your baby or toddler does swallow some of this small amount of toothpaste, it’s okay. As long as you’re using the recommended amount of toothpaste, swallowing a little bit shouldn’t cause any problems. If you use a larger amount and your baby or toddler swallows it, they may develop an upset stomach.
Can a 2 year old go to the dentist?
When should your child first see a dentist? You can take your child at a younger age, but experts recommend taking him or her within 6 months of the first tooth coming in (erupting), or by about 12 months at the latest. At this time, the dentist can give you information on: Baby bottle tooth decay.