Last week Nathan decided he needed to run up the stairs for something, tripped, and barked his shin pretty good, ending up with a rather impressive bruise.
Yesterday, we're only wishing it would have been his shin.....
He was running up the stairs to get a toy to show "Uncle" Seth, and tripped near the top. Apparently his teeth took the brunt of the fall.... He left one laying on the stairs, and the other was pretty much just dangling. He also bit a pretty good chunk out of his bottom lip. He really wanted us to pull the other tooth (it was moving around every time he opened his mouth), but I couldn't get a grip on it (baby teeth are so tiny!), so I took him to the dentist this morning (they were closed yesterday). They removed it with no problem.
The x-ray showed no apparent injury to his permanent teeth, but we better get used to his toothless grin, because it's looking like it'll be that way for a while.
|Love him! He was so brave. Other than the initial injury, he really didn't cry that much - even at the dentist, when they were digging around in his mouth and bumping his very swollen lip. We treated him to ice cream and onion rings afterwards (first food he'd had since breakfast yesterday), and apparently that cures all!|