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Horrified of needles baby teeth pulling help

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AlexDarkrai

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Hi Guys/Gals I'm 12 and I'm scared to death of needles and I was wondering how to pull my own tooth out
 
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Dr. Daniel

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Hi,
Don't pull your own tooth out. It might cause damage.
I suggest you go to the dentist and first ask for an X-ray to make sure the baby tooth is going to be replaced with a permanenet one. If that is the case, you can ask the dentist to shorten the baby tooth so that it does not feel any pressure while closing the mouth or chewing. Shortening the tooth is not painful and does not require any injection.
 
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mbc350

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Hi Guys/Gals I'm 12 and I'm scared to death of needles and I was wondering how to pull my own tooth out
Dr. Daniel may be right in that you might not need an injection; but even if you do, there's no need to fear needles. Dentists can give them in a painless manner. They first put numbing gel onto your gums so that you don't feel the needle, but even if you do, it's only a slight pinch, no big deal. Most importantly, they'll inject slowly for your maximum comfort. I used to be afraid in the past, but I discussed it with my dentist and his assistant, and they put me at ease. Try not to worry about it if you have to have it done; you'll be fine :). God bless.
 
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