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Will my daughter's baby teeth still fall out properly if they have decayed?
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4 doctors agree
In brief: Not necessarily
Many teeth that are decayed do not fall out properly and on schedule.
Regular dental check ups are required in order to first restore these teeth and to monitor the exfoliation of these teeth and make sure the permanant teeth replace the baby teeth.

In brief: Not necessarily
Many teeth that are decayed do not fall out properly and on schedule.
Regular dental check ups are required in order to first restore these teeth and to monitor the exfoliation of these teeth and make sure the permanant teeth replace the baby teeth.
Dr. Mini Sambhavita Rangrass
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Infection
Decay is infection that needs immediate treatment.
Infected baby teeth can cause damage to underlying permanent teeth and the bone that houses the teeth, altering timing and order of eruption, creating a malocclusion. Please put the computer down and call your child's dentist, now!

In brief: Infection
Decay is infection that needs immediate treatment.
Infected baby teeth can cause damage to underlying permanent teeth and the bone that houses the teeth, altering timing and order of eruption, creating a malocclusion. Please put the computer down and call your child's dentist, now!
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Heidi Nelson
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends if treated.
If the decay has been treated and no more is present, they may fall out and be replaced normally.
Untreated decay can result in infection, and broken teeth may have to be extracted. See a dentist.

In brief: Depends if treated.
If the decay has been treated and no more is present, they may fall out and be replaced normally.
Untreated decay can result in infection, and broken teeth may have to be extracted. See a dentist.
Dr. Heidi Nelson
Dr. Heidi Nelson
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