Ask an expert
Question

03 Feb 2010

Fused tooth in 1 year old
My 1 yo son has a fused lower central and lateral incisor. When he was about 9 months old, I took him to our dentist who firstly almost fell off his chair from shock when he saw how young his patient was. He then said that nothing can be done about it at this stage, and also that it looked as though there was only one root for the 2 teeth. As far as I understand this can have implicaitons on his jaw development? I' d really like to have it evaluated by a paediatric dentist, but can' t seem to find one in the Boland-Cape Town area. Any comments or help will be much appreciated.
Answer 488 views
Expert
Dental expert
dental expert

01 Jan 0001

fusion of teeth is a common occurence.
I wouldn't worry about it.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.