The process of losing baby teeth can be scary and overwhelming for children. This can make the entire process very troublesome and difficult. Fortunately, there are things you can do to make the process of losing baby teeth a little more fun. Our dentist, Dr. Shannon De Vera, is happy to tell you all about those things because it’s best to have a more positive and successful experience when it comes to the smile. The things you can do are:
-Tell them about the Tooth Fairy! Tell them that when they lose their teeth, they place them in a sandwich bag or little box and put them under the pillow. When they are asleep, the Tooth Fairy visits them, takes the tooth and replaces the tooth with a special treasure, like money!
-Help your child build a cute little tooth box or pillow pocket to keep their lost tooth in. These things can keep the tooth safe until the Tooth Fairy visits! Sometimes she can get busy, so it might take a few days for her to visit.
-Help your child create a sign to hang on the door or window. When they lose a tooth, hang the sign to tell the Tooth Fairy to come visit. You can also spread glitter on the front porch or bedroom window seal to also notify the Tooth Fairy about the lost tooth.
-Leave a sign that the Tooth Fairy visited. This can be anything like leaving glittery footprints on the window seal, leaving kind Tooth Fairy letters or even leaving glittery money!
Call Smile Big Pediatric Dentistry today at 713-697-6453 if you have any questions or if you would like to know more. Our dental team is happy to tell you all about how to help your child lose their baby teeth as well as tell you all about pediatric dentistry in Humble, Texas. We look forward to hearing from and helping you!