Is It Okay To Pull A Loose Baby Tooth? Here’s What You Should Know

Many parents often find themselves conflicted when it comes to the loose baby tooth topic. Some parents think it’s okay to extract the tooth while others trust the dentist’s hands more. But what do the professionals say?

Key takeaway:

  • Pulling a loose tooth at home may cause pain, excessive bleeding and infections.
  • Ask your child to gently wiggle their loose tooth with their tongue.
  • The safest way of pulling a loose tooth is having it extracted by a dentist.

Unless your dentist tells you otherwise, it’s best to leave your child’s loose teeth alone.

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