Tooth Extraction Process

Tooth Extraction Process

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Tooth Extraction Process

What is Tooth Extraction?Tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from its socket in the bone.Why are Tooth Extractions done?When a tooth has been broken or damaged by decay, the dentist first will try to fix it with a filling, crown or other treatment. There are times when there’s too much damage for the tooth to be repaired. This is the most common reason for extracting a tooth.Other reasons for tooth extraction are where:There are extra teeth that block other teeth from coming in.Getting braces one may need a tooth extracted to create room for the teeth that are being moved into place.Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are often extracted either...

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