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When left alone, a loose tooth takes a few months to come out on its own. However, if a child wiggles a loose tooth, it comes out far more quickly. More »

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You can pull out a loose tooth using tweezers, gauze or, for added grip, fingers, notes Plaza Dental Group. However, the easiest way to extract a loose tooth from a child's mouth is to allow the tooth to fall out on its ... More »

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According to Plaza Drive Dentistry, the likelihood of saving a loose permanent tooth varies. A slightly loose tooth typically tightens up without any intervention. If an injury knocks a tooth very loose, a dentist must b... More »

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Primary molar teeth fall out just like other primary teeth and are replaced by permanent teeth, according to HowStuffWorks. Primary teeth begin falling out around age 6 and usually finish by age 11. More »

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If a tooth filling falls out, it is important to call a dentist and schedule an appointment right away, notes Colgate.com. The dentist can determine the necessary treatment. More »

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Although early tooth decay normally causes no symptoms, signs of more advanced tooth decay may include a toothache, visible holes in the teeth, pain when biting down, tooth sensitivity and staining of the teeth, accordin... More »

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How a broken or chipped tooth is fixed depends on the severity of the damage. When it's only a small piece of enamel that has broken off, one visit to the dentist may be all that's needed. However, a badly damaged tooth ... More »

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