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dd1 aged 11 is getting a tooth coming through at the's painful and she says it feels like an ulcer should i take her to the dentist?

(10 Posts)
cutekids Tue 22-Sep-09 08:43:58

I think there is a tooth poking through but she says it's painful.Should I take her to the dentis?

geordieminx Tue 22-Sep-09 08:44:57

er yes hmm

cutekids Tue 22-Sep-09 08:47:44

geordieminx...why do you say that then? i didn't know whether to just put some Bonjela on it.(and why the face lol!)?

brimfull Tue 22-Sep-09 08:49:18

won't harm for a dentist to take a peek

I would take just to put her mind at rest

geordieminx Tue 22-Sep-09 08:50:43

Well she's 11 - old enough to know her own mind - ask her whether she wants you to take her to the dentist - not a bunch of random?

titchy Tue 22-Sep-09 09:08:04

Actually Geordie my answer would be er no grin

Bung some bonjela on it, it's just a molar coming through.

cutekids Tue 22-Sep-09 09:13:56

god i must be getting old what is "a bunch of random" LOL!!!!grin
Anyway guys,thanks for that.Have made an appointment for this afternoon.No harm in getting it checked out.

geordieminx Tue 22-Sep-09 09:18:39

Sorry, there was no need to bite your head off.

geordieminx Tue 22-Sep-09 09:19:04

Sorry, there was no need to bite your head off.

cutekids Tue 22-Sep-09 09:51:07

ok geordieminx smile lol!

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