What is a dental extraction?
A dental extraction is a routine dental procedure that is used to remove a broken, decayed, or nonrestorable tooth. This is usually the last resort, as most dentists do all that they can to preserve the patient’s natural tooth.
Why would I need an extraction?
- Fractured, or broken, tooth
- Excessive decay
- Periodontal disease or infection
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