What is tooth extraction?

Also known as: tooth removal, pulling teeth.

A tooth extraction is just another way to say that a tooth is removed, or pulled, from the mouth. This can be done for several reasons. Some of the more common ones include a broken tooth, a badly decayed tooth or a tooth that is blocking other teeth from coming in.

Reviewed by: Patrick Sebastien Lolo, DMD

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

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