Baby teeth usually begin to fall out at age 6; allow the teeth to fall out naturally. Don’t try to pull a loose tooth. With regular dentist trips, any issues will be spotted and discussed.
– You can cause your child pain, bleeding and possibly infection by pulling out a loose tooth.
– If a baby tooth does need pulling, your dentist will explain why and how best to do this.
– With good oral care, including regular dental check-ups, you can help your child’s adult teeth to develop properly.
“If your child is starting to lose their baby teeth, it’s important to let the natural process continue rather than trying to help it along. Your child’s tooth most likely is fine, so don’t pull on your child’s loose teeth or attempt to extract them early.”
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