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Loose teeth question Kelly&Coralie 1 child; Rochester, NY, United States 56012 posts
Mar 19th '13

Cora lost one of her bottom front teeth on march 11th



The other one became loose around the same time, but hasn't fallen out



How long does it take a tooth to fall out? The other one came out 2-3 days after I noticed it was loose.

7 lucky charms Due February 28; 7 kids; Ireland 1958 posts
Mar 19th '13

it could be there up to a week or more later. my kids sometimes ended twisting and pulling them to get them out. i hate when they are just hanging by a bit if gum yuck.

Kelly&Coralie 1 child; Rochester, NY, United States 56012 posts
Mar 19th '13
Quoting 7 lucky charms:" it could be there up to a week or more later. my kids sometimes ended twisting and pulling them to get them out. i hate when they are just hanging by a bit if gum yuck."


8 days since I've seen it be loose.

When do you think I should call the dentist? 2-3 weeks?

hiswifetheirmama TTC since Jun 2012; 34 kids; Michigan 215 posts
Mar 19th '13

My DS is at 3 weeks now. He is so afraid to wiggle the tooth because for some reason. We talk to him about it, but he is still afraid.

7 lucky charms Due February 28; 7 kids; Ireland 1958 posts
Mar 19th '13
Quoting Kelly&Coralie:" 8 days since I've seen it be loose. When do you think I should call the dentist? 2-3 weeks?"


i wouldn't just let her wiggly it around. it will come out eventually.

Nut ღ Meg 1 child; 1 angel baby; Beverly Hills, CA, United States 40256 posts
Mar 19th '13
Quoting Kelly&Coralie:" 8 days since I've seen it be loose. When do you think I should call the dentist? 2-3 weeks?"


Why call the dentist? I wouldn't. Just let it fall out when it falls out.



Rissa's can take a month sometimes to fall out.

Kelly&Coralie 1 child; Rochester, NY, United States 56012 posts
Mar 19th '13
Quoting Meg ღ ღ:" Why call the dentist? I wouldn't. Just let it fall out when it falls out. Rissa's can take a month sometimes to fall out. "


From what I have read, sometimes they don't fall out on thier own and it can lead to infection and stuff


I should know better than to google this. I get too paranoid

Nut ღ Meg 1 child; 1 angel baby; Beverly Hills, CA, United States 40256 posts
Mar 19th '13
Quoting Kelly&Coralie:" From what I have read, sometimes they don't fall out on thier own and it can lead to infection and stuff I should know better than to google this. I get too paranoid"


Yeah, don't google things... :)



I wouldn't worry too much about the tooth falling out unless it causes a lot of pain (extreme)/changes color or the gum looks different in that area.