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Question:
My 7 year old daughter has not lost any of her milk teeth yet. Her bottom tooth is getting loose a bit.

I went to the dentist and he told me that her teeth needs to be pulled. Is it really necessary to pull it now or can we wait for a while. ...Visitor from United Arab Emirates

Answer:
For peace of mind, get a 2nd opinion from a Periodontist.

If primary teeth are not removed within a certain time frame, her secondary teeth can emerge in the wrong locations which, potentially, cause additional problems that can be costly to treat.

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