Why is my dog losing teeth?

Answer Dental disease can lead to tooth loss if left untreated. While gum disease is the most common cause of tooth loss in dogs, injuries---such as a chipped or fractured tooth---can also result in tooth... Read More »

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When do you start losing your teeth?

Permanent teeth will hang on as long you care for them properly.

Why is my adult dog losing teeth?

The number one cause of tooth loss in adult dogs is gum disease. Gingivitis can turn into periodontal disease which destroys the connective tissues around the teeth, causing them to become loose an... Read More »

What age do kids start losing baby teeth?

Losing baby teeth can happen at any point between 4 and 8 years old, though most children lose the first baby tooth at age 5 or 6. Often, though not always, if a baby grows his teeth early, he lose... Read More »

When do kids start losing their baby teeth?

At around age 6 to age 12, children shed their baby teeth as their permanent adult teeth appear. The first to come in are the permanent molars. Long after all the other permanent teeth are in, the ... Read More »