Removing Loose Baby Teeth, Kota Kinabalu

How Do Dentists Remove Baby Teeth Without Pain

Do You Remember Pulling Your First Loose Tooth?

Do you remember pulling your first loose tooth? It’s a special moment for children when they begin removing loose teeth at home. For most children, this occurs around the age of six or seven. If you see a baby tooth that’s ready to be pulled, it’s best to have your child do it at home. However, if the tooth is very loose, you may need to visit the dentist. Removing a baby tooth is usually a quick and easy procedure.


The Problems with Pulling Baby Teeth

The problems with pulling baby teeth are that the tooth may not be ready to come out, and you may damage the gum. If the tooth is not loose enough, you may not be able to wiggle it out. If you wiggle the tooth too much, you may damage the gum. If the tooth is not ready to come out, you may need to see a dentist.


Should you pull your child’s tooth or take a trip to the dentist to have it removed?

There are a few things to consider when deciding whether to pull your child’s tooth or take a trip to the dentist. If the tooth is loose, your child may be able to wiggle it out on their own. If the tooth is more firmly attached, you may need to loosen it with dental floss before you can pull it. The roots of baby teeth are not as developed as adult teeth, so they are easier to remove. However, there are different methods of removing teeth, and the best way to pull a baby tooth may vary depending on the individual tooth. Ultimately, taking your child to the dentist may be the best option, as dentists are trained in different methods of removing teeth and can determine the best way to pull a child’s tooth.


How Do Dentists Remove Baby Teeth?

Dentists remove baby teeth using dental tools. The tooth comes out when the dentist twists and pulls it. You may feel some pressure, but you shouldn’t feel any pain. If your child is nervous, the dentist may give them a numbing gel to help them relax. The dentist will also encourage your child to wiggle their loose tooth with their tongue or fingers. Once the tooth is out, the dentist will put gauze in the empty space to stop any bleeding. They may also give your child a pain medication if needed.


When Do Children Start Losing Their Baby Teeth?

Children start to lose their baby teeth around the age of six. The first tooth to fall out is usually the bottom front tooth. The rest of the teeth will follow in no particular order. It is not uncommon for a child to lose two teeth in one day!

When a child’s tooth is ready to come out, it will be loose. The child may wiggle it with their tongue or fingers. Once the tooth is completely loose, the child can twist and pull the tooth out on their own. If the child is having trouble removing the tooth, the dentist can help.

Once the tooth is out, the child should rinse their mouth with water and spit it out. They can then put the tooth in a gauze pad or cup of water with a little bit of salt. The child should see their dentist within a few days after losing a tooth.


Why Do Baby Teeth Become Loose?

As children begin losing their baby teeth, the roots of the baby teeth loosen. This allows the tooth to fall out easily. Loose baby teeth are common and nothing to worry about. The roots of the baby teeth eventually dissolve as the child’s permanent teeth come in.


How Long Does It Take for Adult Teeth to Grow In?

Permanent teeth, also called adult teeth, typically start to come in around age 6. This process can take several years, and some people may not get their full set of adult teeth until they’re in their early 20s. Baby teeth, also called primary teeth, usually fall out on their own to make way for the permanent teeth. However, if a baby tooth doesn’t fall out when it’s supposed to, it’s usually best to have it removed by a dentist.

Tooth development is a complex process that can be affected by many factors. If you have any questions about how long it may take for your adult teeth to come in, feel free to contact a dentist or other dental professional.

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You can try using a toothpaste specifically designed for sensitive teeth such as Sensodyne. Rub a little toothpaste into the sensitive area when going to bed as it helps protect the surface. Avoid strongly acidic foods or drinks and wait at least an hour after eating before brushing as this could cause even more sensitivity. If the pain continues, speak to our dental team and they may be able to offer further care to reduce your symptoms.
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It is possible to add on extra ‘teeth’ to your dentures after an extraction. Your dentist will check evaluate your current denture first to see if it is suitable. Sometimes if your dentures are too old/ loose/ complicated design, your dentist may recommend making a new set of dentures.
Wisdom teeth usually erupts between ages 17 to 23. If you have had multiple episodes of pain, difficulty opening your mouth, swelling or even a fever. Your dentist will usually need to do a check up and an x-ray to plan for the next step. Please see your dentist if you are experiencing this.