whether amoxicillin causes tooth enamel defects in kids

Some parents are asking whether amoxicillin causes tooth enamel defects in kids.

A well-publicized study suggests that giving amoxicillin to infants may discolour the enamel of permanent teeth that erupt later.

Researchers say this condition looks like discolouration caused by too much fluoride...but not like the staining caused by tetracyclines.

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