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what age do kids start to lose teeth

A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mini Sambhavita Rangrass
21 years experience Dentistry
Around 6 years: Typically, children start losing their baby teeth around 6 years of age and they continue to do so till about 12- 13 years. The teeth typically are lo ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Rosen
40 years experience Dentistry
Start by about 6 : Baby teeth start being lost by about 6 years old give or take 6 months.
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Dr. Dennis Kelley
40 years experience Dentistry
Starts about six: Most children start losing their lower front baby teeth about six years of age. Followed by the upper front baby teeth about 6 1/2 to 7.
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Dr. Barry Bergman
41 years experience Pediatrics
5-7 Years: Most children will start losing teeth about six years of age. As with most things this varies from person to person.
Dr. Justin Zumstein
24 years experience Dentistry
Most around age 6: Most children will lose their first baby tooth around age six. The range can be highly variable. Between age five and seven is common.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
5 1/2 to 7 1/2: Most girls begin to exchange teeth about age 6, boys about age 7. The two lower front teeth, the central incisors, are usually the first to exchange.
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Dr. Randolph Thomas
40 years experience Pediatrics
Age 10 to 12 years : Last set of baby teeth to be lost are the second molars that come in around two to three years of age.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Ages 6-12: Although timing can vary, the 20 baby teeth usually begin shedding at age 6-7 and the process goes on until ages 11-14. A wonderful 7th birthday pres ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Bone Graft: Bone grafting into the extraction site at the time of the extraction has been shown to help preserve the ridge for later implant placement. Discuss th ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
6 years: Children lose their first baby teeth around age 6 years when the permanent teeth start coming in. They will get a total of 28 teeth (not counting any ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Varies: A child's baby teeth (primary teeth) begin to loosen and fall out on their own to make room for permanent teeth at about age 6. Timing can vary, thoug ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wright
33 years experience Dentistry
Depends... : Children at 5 or 6 years of age ... If you are referring to adults due to cavities, it can start amazingly early. Sadly without proper dental care ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Smith
22 years experience Dentistry
Around 6 years old : A good generalization is that children begin to lose teeth around the age of 6. There are many exceptions to this rule, both ways. I have had patien ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Yost
24 years experience Dentistry
20 baby teeth: A child will normally have 20 baby (deciduous) teeth. These usually start to come into the mouth (erupt) when the child is around 6 months. The last b ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Adler
24 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Dental visit: Historically, this depended upon who made the recommendations. Pediatricians used to recommend the first dental visit by age 3 whereas dentists recomm ... Read More
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