Helpful Pediatric Dentistry Tips!

Should You Pull a Kid’s Tooth Out?

by Dr. Steve Whittemore, D.D.S. | Published May 9, 2022

Losing baby teeth is something all kids have to go through. For some it’s an exciting right of passage, for others, it’s a stressful time that can make them squeamish. We all want to help our kids, so does that mean pulling a loose tooth is helpful? Contrary to popular belief, you should never pull a child’s tooth out for various reasons ranging from damaging adult teeth to causing the child unnecessary pain.

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