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Throw Your Tooth on the Roof: Tooth Traditions from Around the World

Tooth Tales and the Tooth Fairy

When kids reach a certain age, losing a tooth becomes a right of passage. Who will be the first in the family or in the class to lose a tooth? Will the person talk or look peculiar once that tooth is out? What replaces it? What happens to the old teeth? Is the Tooth Fairy real? There are many stories and traditions about teeth and the tooth fairy. Some are factual stories, others are made up; all are fun. Take a look at these tales of teeth in fact and fiction and maybe write your own Tooth Tale!