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Laterals are know for taking time to come in. When centrals are large they tend to take up a lot of room, making it harder for the lateral to come in. They will push through but may be a lapse in the
Palatal expansion should not be done till the full eruption of the permanent 1st molar around 7 years of age. Cannot evaluate need for orthodontics till enough teeth are in. Normally we like to see spacing
It is hard to evaluate the eruption of the tooth with out looking at x rays if you can send me a copy of it I can give you a better evaluation. The top laterals come in at 8 - 9 years old so no issue yet
First we do not do root canels on baby teeth. We do a procedure that removes the infected nerve tissues called a pulpotomy or pulpectomy. It is important to prevent damage to the developing tooth underneath
most pediatric dentist do not numb both sides of the mouth at the same time, it makes it hard for the child to swallow and can be dangerous. If you need both out I would recommend going to an oral surgeon