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#1 of 3 Old 12-06-2009, 12:20 AM - Thread Starter
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My 8 month old baby girl fell and hit her mouth/top gums on her little play table. She has no teeth on the top yet, but they are just about to pop through. She bled for a bit and it stopped pretty quickly, but she has a cut on her top gums! I'm SO worried this is going to affect her teeth from coming in right! Should we bring her to a dentist??
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Keep her gums clean, and it'll be okay Mama... at least one of my kiddos has done that before.
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You would be surprised in little ones mouth injuries heal really quickly. As long as the bleeding has stopped there is absolutely nothing a dentist could do. If there is some gum swelling have her suck on a frozen washcloth, or breastmilk popsicle.
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