Health-care reform might have become just another political ploy to earn votes come Election Day up on Capitol Hill -- but it's causing some parents to resort to Middle Ages-style medicine that even Theodoric of York wouldn't prescribe.

We don't know if the lack of adequate dental care in the country forced these two parents to pull their child's loose tooth out the "Radio Shack way" -- tying one end of a string around the tooth and another to the end of a remote-controlled car and sending it barreling toward a makeshift ramp at Mach 2 -- but we're pretty sure Child Protective Services might be able to recommend a more suitable dental professional.

Watch the video while we dial the White Trash Tooth Fairy ...

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