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Should The Tooth Fairy Be A Felon?

Assuming that no one reading this is under the age of 12 years old, it’s safe to say that we’ve all lost our baby teeth by now. Most of the time they came out on their own, biting into an apple, playing on a playground, even just sitting there and plucking at them with our tongue. There were times however, when stubborn baby teeth needed a little… coaxing. That’s when our parents came to the rescue with the old dental floss and a doorknob trick, right?

Not for one Salt Lake City mother who is now looking at felony child abuse for attempting to pull out two of her 7-year-old’s teeth in a Walmart restroom…

pliers for loose tooth

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Is the tooth fairy a felon now?