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How long does it take for a child to lose a tooth once it starts being loose?

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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

If you work at it, maybe just a few weeks, if you just let it go it can take months.
It is very dependent on the motivation of the patient...Or parent. Don't just wiggle wiggle the tooth. Firm constant pressure in one direction for about 5-10 sec then the other direction for 5-10 sec repeating this will make it come out much faster.

In brief: Depends

If you work at it, maybe just a few weeks, if you just let it go it can take months.
It is very dependent on the motivation of the patient...Or parent. Don't just wiggle wiggle the tooth. Firm constant pressure in one direction for about 5-10 sec then the other direction for 5-10 sec repeating this will make it come out much faster.
Dr. Jake Richards
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3 doctors agree

In brief: Variable

It may take a couple of months.
If you think it is a choking hazard go see your dentist.

In brief: Variable

It may take a couple of months.
If you think it is a choking hazard go see your dentist.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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