I did not think it would happen so quickly because it seems it just became loose. She was afraid she would not notice it when it fell out. I assumed she would so I reassured her. She was very excited, as were we: Our first lost tooth! Our first visit from the tooth fairy!! Although I got a mental note from the tooth fairy that she almost forgot and barely made it before the sleeping angel woke up, the mission was accomplished. Charlie is now the proud owner of a shiny .50 piece coin. Much heavier and treasure-like than a dollar bill any day.