Pediatric Dentistry of Suffolk County I & II
Commack (631) 486-6364
Medford (631) 320-0880
To pull or not to pull a loose baby
tooth? That’s the question all parents are asking. This might be a scary and
stressful time for you and your child, but once it finally falls out, it will
be an unbelievable experience. The earlier your child’s teeth come in, the
earlier he or she will lose them. Even if the tooth is lose it probably wont
fall out right away.
- Encourage them to move their tooth
around with there tongue to help loosen it.
- If they must use their hands, make sure
they wash up before attacking the tooth.
- As soon as the tooth comes out, have
your child bite down on gauze or a clean washcloth to stop any bleeding.
- If the gum area gets swollen, call your
- Will the tooth fairy make an appearance?
If so, have them place the tooth under the pillow so the magic fairy can come
and surprise them!
- Push your child to brush their teeth
even more since they have a grown up tooth coming in.
Be sure to soak up every moment – this
is a huge experience for your little one!
For more information on our practice,
give us a call today at our Medford location at (631) 320-0880 or at our
Commack location at (631) 486-6364. You can also visit us online at www.supermolar.com.
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