Extracting a baby tooth yourself can: Cause excessive bleeding which you really dont want to have to deal with, and you also risk upsetting your child. Cause damage to gum tissue which can cause problems in later life, and one day prove an expensive problem to fix.
Is it bad to pull out baby teeth?
Generally, the answer is no. Parents that pull a tooth which may be less than ready to come out face the risk of damage to sensitive tissue, the possibility of infection, bleeding, and pain. The best policy is patience and allowing your child to play with the tooth themselves.
Should you pull baby teeth to make room?
Extraction Considerations If a baby tooth is damaged or begins to decay, it may be necessary to extract the tooth in order to save gum health and eliminate pain. However, extracting a baby tooth before it is time for the permanent tooth to erupt can allow surrounding teeth to shift to fill the gap.