Toothache can be a nightmare. So people do try and pull out their own tooth by applying their own techniques. Just to get relief from this throbbing pain, they do not mind pulling their tooth. Sometimes the pain is so unbearable that you cannot think of anything other than trying ways to reduce this pain. Sometimes the cavity is so bad that any amount of medicines would not help in giving relief to the tooth. Tooth problems have existed since man has been there. Pliers were used in the good olden days to extract tooth. In the olden days, there were no tranquilizers. So people used to get drunk so much that they would forget the pain and then the tooth would be pulled out. In case you venture out on pulling out the tooth on your own, then it is for sure that you would definitely experience some amount of pain and discomfort.
It is not always possible to pull one’s own teeth. Baby teeth can be pulled out, in case it moves a little. But certain times, we are not quite sure whether the tooth which is shaking is due to an abscess or something else. When you are unsure, heed for a dentist.
Another instance where you could just pull out the tooth is when one is suffering from a severe gum disease. The socket of the tooth becomes so loose and flimsy that even without any effort; your tooth would become loose and just fall off. But in case the infection is so severe, that you experience unbearable pain even on merely touching the tooth, do not play mischief with it. In case you manage to shake it, there are chances that you are not able to pull out the entire tooth, only a portion of the tooth comes out in your hand. For clearing the remaining portion, you would not have to go to a dentist.
It is not always likely that you just hold the loose tooth with pliers and rip it off. It would result in more damage than good. One need to appreciate teeth are fragile and delicate and they need to be handled with care. Handling your tooth with cutting pliers is definitely not a wise option. It would also lead to other mouth infections. It is advised that one does not deal with abscesses. You need to go to a dentist immediately to sort out the problems. The dentist would give you some antibiotics which could help in healing the wound.
It is advised that one does not wait till the tooth problem becomes so grave that you have to rush to the dentist. Teething problems should be taken care of immediately. Never venture into pulling off your tooth on your own. It would lead to more problems. Your dentist would do a clean job and you would not experience any pain or discomfort. He would numb the infected area with injections and then rip off the tooth. Antibiotics would also be prescribed by healing the infected area of the tooth. In case you manage to pull out the tooth by any chance, you would still have to go to the dentist.