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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends: If it goes into his stomach it will pass easily in the stool with no problems. If it were to end up in his airway, it would cause continuous coughing ... Read More

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A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
42 years experience in Dentistry
Probably not!: A swallowed baby tooth will more than likely just pass thru your child's system. You can always go the hospital for an x-ray to be sure. I would go to ... Read More
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Dr. Marguerite Myers
44 years experience in Dentistry
Intrinsic stain: If an expectant mom were prescribed the cycline family of antibiotics, then the babies permanent teeth may be intrinsically mottled when these teeth e ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeb Teichman
37 years experience in Pediatrics
See your dentist: If your child breaks a baby tooth it is important to see your dentist to make sure the trauma did not also damage the underlying permanent tooth. Als ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trever Keele
12 years experience in Dentistry
Sometimes: If decay has spread to the nerve of the tooth it will require a pulpotomy.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Galbraith
47 years experience in Pediatrics
No.: Many children lose their teeth at a later age. This is frequently a family trait. Pulling the baby teeth does not make the 2nd teeth come in sooner.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience in Dentistry
Depends : Sometimes you can see the crown of the permanent tooth when the baby tooth falls out. If this is so, then the tooth will start erupting immediately. ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience in Pediatrics
Looks diferent: Baby teeth are smooth, adult teeth seem a bit serrated and are a different color, they tend to be slightly more yellowish.
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A member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience in Dentistry
Depends: If the tooth resorbs on an angle, some of the retention form holding the filling may be lost leading to the filling coming out, but normally the tooth ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zev Kaufman
26 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Baby : Baby teeth and plaque are not related. As the matter of fact, it is actually good that your daughter still has her baby teeth, if her oral hygiene is ... Read More
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