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losing a tooth at 4 and 9 months

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kphr Sat 17-Sep-11 20:23:39

My son just lost his first tooth, spontaneously, at 4 and 9 months. There is no permanent tooth visible at all. Does anyone know if losing this tooth is something to worry about, eg. a sign of not having brushed his teeth properly?

mazzi2fly Sat 17-Sep-11 20:30:56

I can remember losing my first tooth at 4. It's quite normal. My DD was 5 when she lost her first tooth. Your DS isn't far off 5. I don't remember seeing a grown up tooth when she'd just lost hers. It was a few weeks til it started showing.

gitinora Sat 17-Sep-11 21:36:43

Dont worry my ds lost his first tooth at 4 took a while for other tooth to come through tho.

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