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Do you have to pull out all your baby teeth, or can you leave whichever ones don't fall out?
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Dr. Denise Lochner
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Talk to your dentist
Don't know how old you are or if there are other medical conditions; but would recommend that you discuss with your dentist if > 12 Y.
O.

In brief: Talk to your dentist
Don't know how old you are or if there are other medical conditions; but would recommend that you discuss with your dentist if > 12 Y.
O.
Dr. Denise Lochner
Dr. Denise Lochner
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
In brief: Depends
Why didn't they fall out? Are there missing permanent teeth? Are there impacted permanent teeth? What's the condition of the roots of the baby teeth? Know that if a tooth is lost adjacent and opposing teeth will collapse into the space provided, creating an occlusion problem called posterior bite collapse.
Please have a dentist check what's happening and advise you.

In brief: Depends
Why didn't they fall out? Are there missing permanent teeth? Are there impacted permanent teeth? What's the condition of the roots of the baby teeth? Know that if a tooth is lost adjacent and opposing teeth will collapse into the space provided, creating an occlusion problem called posterior bite collapse.
Please have a dentist check what's happening and advise you.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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