Taking care of your child’s baby teeth up to when they fall out is important in maintaining a healthy smile. When a tooth is loose, do not try to help your child by pulling a tooth out yourself.
– Pulling a child’s loose tooth out could cause them pain, bleeding and possibly infection.
– Regular check-ups with a dentist can ensure your child’s loose teeth are monitored and treated if a problem exists.
– This is a period where good oral health habits such as regular teeth brushing and dentist trips can be instilled.
“It’s always a good idea to let baby teeth fall out naturally rather than attempting to pull them out yourself, although your dentist can let you know if you need to intervene in any way.”
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