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Loose teeth..

do they have to loosen them or will they get looser by themselves.. he has about three wiggly teeth.. i'm just not sure if we are suppose to wiggle them so they get loose enough where they fall off or will they do that on their own?

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:44 PM on Jan. 9, 2013 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • You don't remember from when you were a kid? Seriously? They loosen on their own,or rather as the tooth that is developing starts puching on them. While wiggling may quicken the process it is not enought to be significant.

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 9:46 PM on Jan. 9, 2013

  • They'll normally loosen with eating and the kid wiggling them

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 9:46 PM on Jan. 9, 2013

  • no i dont remember lmao.. i thought about that before iasked..

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 9:47 PM on Jan. 9, 2013

  • wiggle them!
    that's what several dentists have told me. I actually have two kids with jacked up teeth because they didn't do what came naturally
    naturally- mess with them til they fall out

    Answer by feralxat at 10:14 PM on Jan. 9, 2013

  • I'm guessing most kids will wiggle them without any prompting, either with their hands or their tongues.

    Answer by Ballad at 1:14 AM on Jan. 10, 2013

  • They will get loose on their own as well. One morning my son said "it hurts when I am chewing" so he showed me which tooth and it was SO loose, I felt bad for not knowing, we pulled it that morning. The next loose one he wiggled for a few days before pulling it out himself. The next two the dentist pulled after he fell running up stairs and bashed his mouth and the teeth went crooked and started to discolor.

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 10:25 AM on Jan. 10, 2013

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