Traditionally, the tooth fairy comes to take your tooth away and leaves payment for each tooth she takes. If you swallow your tooth and there is no tooth under your pillow, you will have nothing to offer the tooth fairy and she might not come.
Is is safe to swallow and digest tooth enamel? Also, what causes it to break off?
inability to swallow
A tooth is not toxic in itself, but a tooth sometimes has had cavities filled with a substance called amalgam, which contains mercury and is therefore not safe to swallow. So, it depends on the tooth. Some are safe to swallow, some are not.
well you'll probbaly feel it or swallow it so you'd feel it
If you Swallow it you can choke....
Well, its not necessary but if you believe in the tooth fairy you might want it to give it to her.
When a child accidentally swallows a tooth, nothing happens. The tooth is excreted through the bowels along with other products.
Don't worry if you have swallowed an artificial tooth. It may come out either by womitting or by potty.
You will be fine if you swallow a molar or tooth. Kids do it all the time and they don't know it. They're fine. No harm is done.