How To Deal With Your Child's First Tooth Fall

How To Deal With Your Child's First Tooth Fall
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1. If your child's tooth has fallen before he turns 4, do consult a doctor to rule out any underlying disease. 

2. Your child can also wiggle out the loosened tooth. But ensure that he doesn't yank it out as there is a possibility of the tooth to break giving rise to infections and crooked teeth. Unless there is a redness or swelling of the gums, it is advisable to wait until the teeth falls out on its own.

3.  Your child is also at an age when the molar teeth is at the back starts erupting, which sometimes might be painful and needs mild topical painkillers relevant for 5-6 years old. 

4. Sometimes, the old tooth does not fall out but the new ones erupts, making two rows of teeth. You can wait for the old tooth to fall if it has loosened, else it is better to consult the dentist. Sometimes, it would be required to pull out the old tooth in order for giving the new tooth space to grow.