As of this afternoon, he is down by one tooth. Not 100% sure how it happened but he was in the playpen and suddenly he started crying. But it was that cry, you know what I mean? I stood up to check on him and there was blood. I wasn't sure where the heck the blood had come from but when I scooped him up it was pretty obvious. The tooth was still there and attached to it was the root. I wasn't about to touch it and mess anything up...it was still attached to the gum at that point.
Our pediatric emergency room has pediatric dentists so we quickly drove him over there. By the time we got there and he was seen, the tooth had come all the way loose and he had apparently swallowed it. Nice. The doctor really couldn't do much for him. He called the pediatric dentist who said that there wasn't much they could do in the ER. So, we will have to take him to the dentist soon.
Poor little buddy. He has a big hole and cut in his gum. He is likely going to be toothless until his permanent tooth comes in. That will be awhile. I'm curious what the dentist will say.
I'll have to try and get some pictures. He was not too keen on letting me fiddle around with his mouth tonight.
Never a dull moment, I tell you, never a dull moment.