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This gap-tooth-grin belongs to ALYSSA LESKOVAC, 5. She is the daughter of Tom and Amy Leskovac of Austintown.

This gap-tooth-grin belongs to ALYSSA LESKOVAC, 5. She is the daughter of Tom and Amy Leskovac of Austintown.


This is a self portrait by JACQUELINE KISH, daughter of Paul and Marty Kish of New Middletown, after successfully yanking out her first front tooth.

This is a self portrait by JACQUELINE KISH, daughter of Paul and Marty Kish of New Middletown, after successfully yanking out her first front tooth.


This handsome guy is DOMINIC CARCELLI from New Middletown.

This handsome guy is DOMINIC CARCELLI from New Middletown.


KELSEY GARTLAND from Austintown sports a toothless grin.

KELSEY GARTLAND from Austintown sports a toothless grin.


This is KIRA MCAFOOSE, who will be 1 on Tuesday. She is still awaiting her first tooth! She is the daughter of Kimberly and Gary McAfoose of McDonald.

This is KIRA MCAFOOSE, who will be 1 on Tuesday. She is still awaiting her first tooth! She is the daughter of Kimberly and Gary McAfoose of McDonald.


CAITLIN PERRY (left) and AIDAN MCDANEL compare smiles and missing teeth on their street in Poland Township.

CAITLIN PERRY (left) and AIDAN MCDANEL compare smiles and missing teeth on their street in Poland Township.


This is KATHERINE FRANCES VIANA, 8, daughter of Sergio and Lesli Baxter Viana, formerly of Youngstown and now living in Clear Lake, Texas.  Here grandmothers in Youngstown are Mary Baxter and Norma Viana.

This is KATHERINE FRANCES VIANA, 8, daughter of Sergio and Lesli Baxter Viana, formerly of Youngstown and now living in Clear Lake, Texas. Here grandmothers in Youngstown are Mary Baxter and Norma Viana.


NICOLAI WACHT, 6, who lives in Park City, Utah, was visiting his grandparents, Nancy and Nick Moga of Boardman, during his winter break from school when this picture was taken.

NICOLAI WACHT, 6, who lives in Park City, Utah, was visiting his grandparents, Nancy and Nick Moga of Boardman, during his winter break from school when this picture was taken.


JOEY NAPLES, 7, of Youngstown shares his toothless grin.

JOEY NAPLES, 7, of Youngstown shares his toothless grin.


MADISON HORNIKEL of Girard smiles for her grandmother, Vera Orosz of Canfield, at near St. James Meeting House in Boardman Township Park.

MADISON HORNIKEL of Girard smiles for her grandmother, Vera Orosz of Canfield, at near St. James Meeting House in Boardman Township Park.


MICHAEL KRIEGER, who was 7 when this picture was taken, is the grandson of Michael J. Lacivita of Youngstown.

MICHAEL KRIEGER, who was 7 when this picture was taken, is the grandson of Michael J. Lacivita of Youngstown.


Here is the toothless grin of MAEVE. The photo was taken by her mom, Maggie Pentz.

Here is the toothless grin of MAEVE. The photo was taken by her mom, Maggie Pentz.


Here is my Judith Ferrett’s granddaughter, MARIA FERRETT, who lost all four of her front teeth at once. She is 8 and lives in Hartville.

Here is my Judith Ferrett’s granddaughter, MARIA FERRETT, who lost all four of her front teeth at once. She is 8 and lives in Hartville.


NATHAN HEPHNER, 1, son of Kristen and Tim Hephner of New Middletown, is showing off his two bottom teeth. His grandma, Denise Gentile, submitted the photo.

NATHAN HEPHNER, 1, son of Kristen and Tim Hephner of New Middletown, is showing off his two bottom teeth. His grandma, Denise Gentile, submitted the photo.


JAMES ARTHUR WHITE IV, 10 months old, of Fort Hood, Texas, shows his grandma, Rosemarie White of New Bedford, Pa., his toothless grin during a recent visit.

JAMES ARTHUR WHITE IV, 10 months old, of Fort Hood, Texas, shows his grandma, Rosemarie White of New Bedford, Pa., his toothless grin during a recent visit.


Jen Kadilak sent this picture of her daughter, KATE, age 6, showing off her first missing tooth. The family lives in Canfield.

Jen Kadilak sent this picture of her daughter, KATE, age 6, showing off her first missing tooth. The family lives in Canfield.


Six-year-old NATHAN LESKOVAC, son of Tom and Amy Leskovac, Austintown, shows off his toothless smile.

Six-year-old NATHAN LESKOVAC, son of Tom and Amy Leskovac, Austintown, shows off his toothless smile.


Adrienne Deak of McDonald says daughter GILLIAN, 7, lost her two front teeth right before Christmas in 2008. She added that the gingerbread man lost his two legs after lingering in the hot cocoa a little too long.

Adrienne Deak of McDonald says daughter GILLIAN, 7, lost her two front teeth right before Christmas in 2008. She added that the gingerbread man lost his two legs after lingering in the hot cocoa a little too long.


Susan Grippe from East Liverpool sent us this picture of two of her 5 grandsons. On the left is GAVYN GAMBLE of East Liverpool. Beside him is JUSTIN ELDER of San Diego.

Susan Grippe from East Liverpool sent us this picture of two of her 5 grandsons. On the left is GAVYN GAMBLE of East Liverpool. Beside him is JUSTIN ELDER of San Diego.


The Walkowiec siblings, DELIA, 8, and ZENIN, 4, of Boardman, share their gap-tooth grins for the camera.

The Walkowiec siblings, DELIA, 8, and ZENIN, 4, of Boardman, share their gap-tooth grins for the camera.


This picture of BRENDEN HALL, 8, was taken by Grandma Carol Hall-Cox of Poland. He is the son of Eric Hall of Boardman and Christie Marks of Fort Irwin, Calif.

This picture of BRENDEN HALL, 8, was taken by Grandma Carol Hall-Cox of Poland. He is the son of Eric Hall of Boardman and Christie Marks of Fort Irwin, Calif.


LILIAN VISCUSI, 6, is the daughter of Rob and Lauren Frankford of Ballston Spa, N.Y., and the granddaughter of Robert and Marilyn Frankford of Girard.

LILIAN VISCUSI, 6, is the daughter of Rob and Lauren Frankford of Ballston Spa, N.Y., and the granddaughter of Robert and Marilyn Frankford of Girard.


JACKSON KEMATS shares his toothless grin with the camera. He is the son of Jamie and Dan Kemats of Columbiana. His mom says that he mistook his missing tooth for a piece of apple and swallowed it! The good news is, they left a note for the Tooth 
Fairy, and she was very understanding.

JACKSON KEMATS shares his toothless grin with the camera. He is the son of Jamie and Dan Kemats of Columbiana. His mom says that he mistook his missing tooth for a piece of apple and swallowed it! The good news is, they left a note for the Tooth Fairy, and ...


EVAN HRUSKA of Boardman is taking a bath after his first haircut.

EVAN HRUSKA of Boardman is taking a bath after his first haircut.


ALICIA CORTEZ of Youngstown, who is in kindergarden at Byzantine Catholic Central School, smiles after losing another tooth.

ALICIA CORTEZ of Youngstown, who is in kindergarden at Byzantine Catholic Central School, smiles after losing another tooth.


This is 11-month-old COOPER MARTZ of Boardman. His mom, Tracy, sent this shot.

This is 11-month-old COOPER MARTZ of Boardman. His mom, Tracy, sent this shot.


Renee Bero sent this picture of her grandson, SANTINO JORGE, a first grader who lives in Struthers. He is in the process of loosing his baby teeth.

Renee Bero sent this picture of her grandson, SANTINO JORGE, a first grader who lives in Struthers. He is in the process of loosing his baby teeth.


ASHLYNN MASON is all smiles on her first birthday. The photo was taken by her dad, Matthew Mason, at her birthday party in Boardman Township Park.

ASHLYNN MASON is all smiles on her first birthday. The photo was taken by her dad, Matthew Mason, at her birthday party in Boardman Township Park.


ADELINE SCHWEERS of Poland looks like a true hockey player with her front teeth missing! She is pictured on her way to hockey practice at the Ice Zone. The photo was submitted by her mom, Aimee.

ADELINE SCHWEERS of Poland looks like a true hockey player with her front teeth missing! She is pictured on her way to hockey practice at the Ice Zone. The photo was submitted by her mom, Aimee.


This picture 3-year-old ZOE VODHANEL Boardman was sent in by Zoe’s mom, Kim Vodhanel.

This picture 3-year-old ZOE VODHANEL Boardman was sent in by Zoe’s mom, Kim Vodhanel.


Annette DePalmo of Canfield shares this picture of her 6-year-old son, ANGELO who’s missing his two front teeth!

Annette DePalmo of Canfield shares this picture of her 6-year-old son, ANGELO who’s missing his two front teeth!


SKYLER HUDA, a first-grader at Dobbins Elementary School in Poland, stopped at Nana and Papa DeLuca’s home in Struthers to show off her “Goofy” hat and missing teeth. She had just gotten back from a Disney cruise with her parents and brother.

SKYLER HUDA, a first-grader at Dobbins Elementary School in Poland, stopped at Nana and Papa DeLuca’s home in Struthers to show off her “Goofy” hat and missing teeth. She had just gotten back from a Disney cruise with her parents and brother.


MADDIE WILLS, 6, lost her first tooth and shows off her “tooth box.” She is the daughter of Chris and Staci Wills of Canfield.

MADDIE WILLS, 6, lost her first tooth and shows off her “tooth box.” She is the daughter of Chris and Staci Wills of Canfield.


This past Christmas, TRENTON of Boardman, age 8, was able to sing “All I Want For Christmas Are My Two Front Teeth,” as his brother, Trevor, had done the year before. The brothers are the sons of Tony and Tonia First of Boardman.

This past Christmas, TRENTON of Boardman, age 8, was able to sing “All I Want For Christmas Are My Two Front Teeth,” as his brother, Trevor, had done the year before. The brothers are the sons of Tony and Tonia First of Boardman.


SARAH AND JENNA WISE, daughters of Lee and Marlene Wise of Hubbard, bear their “twin grins” when they were 6 years old. Mom says they recently turned 14 and — you guessed it — are both wearing braces now.

SARAH AND JENNA WISE, daughters of Lee and Marlene Wise of Hubbard, bear their “twin grins” when they were 6 years old. Mom says they recently turned 14 and — you guessed it — are both wearing braces now.


TREVOR OF BOARDMAN lost his two front teeth in time to sing “All I Want For Christmas Are My Two Front Teeth” in December 2007, when he was 9 years old.

TREVOR OF BOARDMAN lost his two front teeth in time to sing “All I Want For Christmas Are My Two Front Teeth” in December 2007, when he was 9 years old.


KRIS SCANDY of Austintown poses for his fans at a basketball game. The photo was sent by Kris’ nana, Connie Scandy.

KRIS SCANDY of Austintown poses for his fans at a basketball game. The photo was sent by Kris’ nana, Connie Scandy.


LOGAN CLARK, son of Kevin and Kimberly Clark of Columbiana, could be saying “Hey, what happened to my teeth?”

LOGAN CLARK, son of Kevin and Kimberly Clark of Columbiana, could be saying “Hey, what happened to my teeth?”


ETHAN CLARK, son of Kevin and Kimberly Clark of Columbiana, appears to be telling the photographer “Look, Mom, I lost my first tooth!”

ETHAN CLARK, son of Kevin and Kimberly Clark of Columbiana, appears to be telling the photographer “Look, Mom, I lost my first tooth!”


This happy little guy is 7-month-old JACK ARQUILLA, son of Dave and Mary Arquilla of Poland. His dad asks, “With a smile like this, who needs teeth?”

This happy little guy is 7-month-old JACK ARQUILLA, son of Dave and Mary Arquilla of Poland. His dad asks, “With a smile like this, who needs teeth?”


LUCIA ROHRBAUGH, left, is shown on her first day of first grade at C.H. Campbell School in Canfield — minus her two front teeth. Pictured with her are her brothers, Luigi and Lorenzo. The picture taken by their grandmother, Paula D’Apolito.

LUCIA ROHRBAUGH, left, is shown on her first day of first grade at C.H. Campbell School in Canfield — minus her two front teeth. Pictured with her are her brothers, Luigi and Lorenzo. The picture taken by their grandmother, Paula D’Apolito.