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What could happen if I do not have my child's damaged baby tooth extracted?

What could happen if I do not have my 5 year old s damaged baby tooth extracted? Our pediatric dentist said not to worry about it, but our new dentist wants to have it pulled. She said a small halo showed up on the x-ray ....our pediatric dentist said it will fall out prematurely and it was no big deal (aside from the appearance of it being discolored). Thoughts please?
Asked On : Sun, 12 Aug 2012
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I personally feel it should be okay to leave it alone. It should fall by itself soon and the new teeth should come. Only if it is becoming a hindrance to the new tooth coming in, then it makes sense to remove it.
Hope your child gets well soon.
Answered: Tue, 14 Aug 2012
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