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is it normal for a baby tooth to come out partially then go back into the gum?

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ajlaela

Asked by ajlaela at 2:27 PM on Nov. 15, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Yes. Think of it like labor. 1 step forward 2 steps back. It can take a month for a tooth to break thru and stay from the time it starts coming out.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 2:30 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • that's called milk teeth! that is very common..

    cielo1

    Answer by cielo1 at 2:33 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • The tooth probably didn't go back in. The gum swelled up around it.
    ecodani

    Answer by ecodani at 5:58 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

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