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My 6 yr old brought me his molar in his palm this morning. Is it normal to lose molars so early?

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Asked by NidiaC at 3:47 PM on Nov. 15, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • no. the adult ones come in as the baby teeth came in. Bicuspids,incisors,then molars. Has he lost any of the front ones yet?

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 3:49 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • Baby teeth usually fall out in the order in which they erupted — generally front of mouth first and back last. So 6 yrs sounds quite early for a molar to come out.

    Answer by MizLee at 3:54 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • I've always understood you don't lose molars at all. Once they're in, they're in.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 3:56 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • They do lose the molars. They have 8 total. The 3rd molars come in last,usually in early teens

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 3:57 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • Call the dentist.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:59 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • Definatly early! Usualy the bottome front and or the top front fall out first, molars not normaly till like 10-11?

    Answer by minimo77 at 6:48 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • I would check with the dentist if I were you.

    Answer by Peajewel at 7:19 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • I would give the dentist a call.

    Answer by MomIWant at 8:46 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • Yep, call the dentist. Weird.

    Answer by Shanna84 at 8:26 AM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • i never lost my molars thats unusual check with the dentist

    Answer by maya123 at 4:01 AM on Nov. 20, 2010

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