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    Ortho here is so expensive.


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    Quote Originally Posted by PDLM:
    I remember reading, though it might take me a while to find it again, that the "grey teeth" thing is to do with over-use of certain antibiotics (that were common in HK several years ago) in childhood. There are certainly plenty of locals around who don't have them as well.

    Edit: found it - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetracycline_antibiotics

    Even the mother taking them in pregnancy can cause the problem.
    Tetracycline can do that, but not everyone gets tetracycline. A lot of the 'grey teeth' here are caused by something else entirely: decay. Tetracycline is still used AFAIK. I was on a course a few years ago.