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Keeping my baby's first tooth

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Earlier this year, in March, Big Brother had his school dental appointment and all was well. Just barely a month later, one day while i was chatting with Big Brother, i noticed something extra in his mouth so i asked him to open his mouth wide for me to see.
Was stunned to find two new teeth growing right behind his lower front baby teeth! My friend told me that this is called shark teeth. Haha. The adult tooth is growing before the baby tooth falls off! 

Big Brother was very very anxious when the lower front baby teeth began to shake. God knows how much he fussed over more than two weeks because of the loose teeth! :S I had borrowed MANY books from the library about losing baby teeth and read with him. Still, he is scared silly and doesn't want his baby tooth to be loose at all. The anxiety he felt about the old and new teeth was very real and yet nothing I did can console him except by distracting him.
So, in preparation for his first tooth to fall, i went online to order and s…