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How can we know if it was a baby tooth or an adult tooth that is loose?
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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Age + dentist
The age of the child can help you decide which it is.
Front 4 top and bottom are replaced between 6-8yrs by permanent teeth. The baby canines and molars usually are not loose until 10-12yrs old. If you are concerned, go see a dentist and they can easily tell you and get xrays to make sure if needed.

In brief: Age + dentist
The age of the child can help you decide which it is.
Front 4 top and bottom are replaced between 6-8yrs by permanent teeth. The baby canines and molars usually are not loose until 10-12yrs old. If you are concerned, go see a dentist and they can easily tell you and get xrays to make sure if needed.
Dr. Jake Richards
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
In brief: Milk Tooth
Baby 's teething starts at 6 month finished at age 2 to3 years old.
Permanent teething usually starts at age 6 .So you will know if that loose tooth is still milk tooth if not pulled out yet and replaced by permanent tooth.

In brief: Milk Tooth
Baby 's teething starts at 6 month finished at age 2 to3 years old.
Permanent teething usually starts at age 6 .So you will know if that loose tooth is still milk tooth if not pulled out yet and replaced by permanent tooth.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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