LISTEN | Why do we lose our baby teeth?

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Parent24 is republishing Curious Kids, a series for children, with permission under a Creative Commons license.


When we’re babies, our teeth come through so we can start chomping on solid foods.

Then something strange happens and we start to get wobbly teeth.

In this episode Jack wants to know why our baby teeth come out, so dentist Dr Mihiri Silva and host Bri investigate why this happens.

Listen to the answer here

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Imagine This is a coproduction between ABC KIDS listen and The Conversation, and is based on articles from their Curious Kids series.

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