School Age • Sep 16, 2021

Does Your Kid Have Shark Teeth? Dealing with Permanent Tooth Eruption

Your kid might think their shark teeth look cool, but you might be more concerned. Dr. Emily Hahn, pediatric dentist from St. Louis Children’s Hospital, explains what to do if your kid’s permanent teeth erupt behind baby teeth, commonly known as shark teeth. If that baby tooth isn’t loose, but there’s a new tooth behind or in front of it, it’s time to see the dentist.