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What does the tooth fairy do with all the teeth in your household?

(18 Posts)
JimbosJetSet Fri 14-Apr-17 21:51:40

I have just collected the 7th out of an eventual 40 teeth (by the time the youngest has lost all their teeth too). I cherished the first one from pfb and put it away safely. Not sure I want 40 of them lined up in my bedside draw in a few years time though confused Is it bad form just to start binning them all??!

ProudBadMum Fri 14-Apr-17 21:52:30

Bin them all. I've not kept one

mininionsteve Fri 14-Apr-17 21:56:12

My mum has a couple of trinket pots filled with me and my brothers teeth. Bit creepy now we're 30+ yrs old! Now wondering what il do with my sons. Probably the same in the end!

HirplesWithHaggis Fri 14-Apr-17 21:56:49

I came on to say, "builds castles" but I see that's not the question. grin I think the very first teeth are still in a box somewhere, no idea what I did with the rest. But then, DS2 is nearly 27...

Unescorted Fri 14-Apr-17 21:58:57

We have most of mine and all of the kids. They are kept in pot on the mantlepiece.
Given how much the tooth fairy and the dentist have been paid they are worth their weight in gold.

georgedawes Fri 14-Apr-17 21:59:36

Put them in the bin!

bluebelltippytoes Fri 14-Apr-17 22:02:39

Ugh! Stick them in the bin. What would you keep them for?!

Natsku Fri 14-Apr-17 22:04:32

Only two have dropped out so far, after the first one DD asked to stop playing 'tooth fairy' because she wants to keep her teeth in a box. So yeah, her teeth are in a box and I guess the rest will go there too.

lockie1983 Fri 14-Apr-17 22:05:46

Ugh bin them! My mum says it's bad luck to keep hold of children's teeth mad old gypsy wink I just think storing jars of teeth is damn creepy and like something from silence of the lambs!

TheTurnOfTheScrew Fri 14-Apr-17 22:05:55

bin. they're not really much different from toenail clippings IMO.

superram Fri 14-Apr-17 22:06:57

I left them in a drawer for my child to find-bloody tooth fairy had to write a fricken note explaining she had too many teeth to carry. Cue more letters demanding answers to 7 year old's questions. Bin them!

MilkTwoSugarsThanks Fri 14-Apr-17 22:07:44

Feck knows. I keep randomly finding them in drawers and pen holders. DS is 12 and hasn't lost a tooth for years confused

Pixie2015 Fri 14-Apr-17 22:15:15


Cuppaand2biscuits Fri 14-Apr-17 22:20:36

Throws them in the bin. Wouldn't want to keep them.

2ndSopranos Fri 14-Apr-17 22:30:36

I've been keeping them, in an envelope, with the date of each loss. Not sure I'll keep them indefinitely but I think th written record will be nice for the dc to see one day.

TittyGolightly Fri 14-Apr-17 22:32:37

Tooth fairy doesn't visit. DC keeps them in a jar.

Heirhelp Sat 15-Apr-17 17:59:53

My MIL thought I would want DH's baby teeth.

kingscrossnoodle Sat 15-Apr-17 18:01:18

I bin them. I can't see why people keep them for their kids to see. If my parents presented me with a load of old teeth when I was an adult I would be horrified

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