Toddler removes loose tooth using a slingshot

BOW AND ARROW TOOTH REMOVAL

Losing teeth means an exciting visit from the tooth fairy – and most kids spend a long time patiently waiting for their baby teeth to come loose.

But one fearless five-year-old decided to take matters into her own hands – when she fired her wobbly tooth out of her mouth using a SLING SHOT.

PIC FROM ALEX GIBBS / CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: Addison Gibbs draws the bow preparing to fire the arrow attached to her tooth.) - Losing teeth means an exciting visit from the tooth fairy - and most kids spend a long time patiently waiting for their baby teeth to come loose. But one fearless five-year-old decided to take matters into her own hands - when she fired her wobbly tooth out of her mouth using a SLING SHOT. Little Addison Gibbs was fed up of waiting for the tooth fairy to come, so she came up with the stomach-churning idea of catapulting her tooth straight out of her mouth. Her mum and dad, Alex and Kristen, caught the brave tot on camera. SEE CATERS COPY.

PIC FROM ALEX GIBBS / CATERS NEWS – Addison Gibbs draws the bow preparing to fire the arrow attached to her tooth.

Little Addison Gibbs was fed up of waiting for the tooth fairy to come, so she came up with the stomach-churning idea of catapulting her tooth straight out of her mouth.

Her mum and dad, Alex and Kristen, caught the brave tot on camera.

PIC FROM ALEX GIBBS / CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: Addison Gibbs releases the arrow and it takes her tooth out.) - Losing teeth means an exciting visit from the tooth fairy - and most kids spend a long time patiently waiting for their baby teeth to come loose. But one fearless five-year-old decided to take matters into her own hands - when she fired her wobbly tooth out of her mouth using a SLING SHOT. Little Addison Gibbs was fed up of waiting for the tooth fairy to come, so she came up with the stomach-churning idea of catapulting her tooth straight out of her mouth. Her mum and dad, Alex and Kristen, caught the brave tot on camera. SEE CATERS COPY.

PIC FROM ALEX GIBBS / CATERS NEWS – Addison Gibbs releases the arrow and it takes her tooth out.

Alex, from Missouri, USA, said: “Addison’s tooth was ready to come out, and I was trying to come up with a quick and painless way that she could remove it.

“She then decided to take her own initiative to ‘pull the trigger’.

PIC FROM ALEX GIBBS / CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: Addison Gibbs feels her mouth following the removal.) - Losing teeth means an exciting visit from the tooth fairy - and most kids spend a long time patiently waiting for their baby teeth to come loose. But one fearless five-year-old decided to take matters into her own hands - when she fired her wobbly tooth out of her mouth using a SLING SHOT. Little Addison Gibbs was fed up of waiting for the tooth fairy to come, so she came up with the stomach-churning idea of catapulting her tooth straight out of her mouth. Her mum and dad, Alex and Kristen, caught the brave tot on camera. SEE CATERS COPY.

PIC FROM ALEX GIBBS / CATERS NEWS – Addison Gibbs feels her mouth to check for her tooth.

“It was completely painless – she was very timid beforehand, which you can tell by her lack of confidence in pulling the bow back all the way.

“I was very proud of her courage, and how brave she was to do it.”