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07 Dec 2009

11 month old, 2 bottom incissors are fused
My Son is 11 months old he has 6 / 7 teeth.

I have a concern with his bottom incissor the tooth has come through but it looks like 2 teeth that are joined looks like 1 big tooth looks like there is a slight slight prob 0.5mm split.

Is this normal will the tooth still split or is this a permanent problem?

thank you

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01 Jan 0001

Fusion of teeth is a fairly rare occurence (0,5-2,5%) in baby teeth.
IF the teeth are fused they will not split later.
the good news is that this does not necessarily mean the permanent teeth will be fused too.
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