Advice for Parents Regarding Loose Baby Teeth
Does your child have one or more loose teeth? While losing baby teeth is essential in order to allow their permanent counterparts to come in, prematurely pulling out a tooth may cause more harm than good (as well as a fair amount of pain). Here are three recommendations to follow:
- Allow the tooth to fall out in its own time.
- It is fine for a child to wiggle the tooth.
- Whenever in doubt, consult with a dentist.
“Should you have concerns about your child’s loose tooth, or believe it should have fallen out already, don’t hesitate to follow up with your child’s dentist.”
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