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Should a peridontist or oral surgeon do full extract teeth for dentures

A female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
More info needed...: Why do you want to extract all of your teeth? Are they healthy? Are the extractions difficult? Please repost with more details.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Questionable: If your teeth and supporting tissues are healthy, probably not. If your teeth and supporting tissues can be made healthy with a reasonable amount of... Read More

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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sunook Hwang
Specializes in Dentistry
It's : It's unfortunate that it happened to you. Believe it or not, in the field of oral surgery and extraction, this is not uncommon.Nerve injury ( inferior... Read More
Dr. Andrew Slavin
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 39 years experience
It : It depends on the injury. If the surgeon has said that the nerve is intact but bruised, the sensation will likely return as the swelling resolves. If ... Read More
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 41 years experience
Patience: Most often, this reverses itself. May take a long time, during which you will slowly feel sensation come back. About 30 years ago i had this happen wi... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Oral Surgeon: The periodontist who extracted your teeth where the buccal wall broke off did not graft the site at that time. An oral surgeon may have treated the si... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
See oral surgeon: also known as maxillofacial surgeons. They are true surgical specialists in the field of dentistry. Good luck!
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
Dentistry 38 years experience
Treatment plan: What is your treatment plan? Are you having implants done? These are the variables you need to decide before any teeth are extracted. What is the prov... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Periodontist: Periodontists can also extract non-complicated teeth. For complicated procedures, oral surgeons are better.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
My recommendation: Yes, unfortunately this is not something the patient can judge for themselves and i sympathize with your frustration. There is an answer however. Your... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Unlikely: Unlikely with just a cuspid. Discuss denture, overdenture, implants with dentist.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
See an oral surgeon: General dentists commonly do simple extractions. Some general dentists have the skill required to remove complicated teeth, though most people require... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 9 years experience
Yes-depends: I assume the dentist who will do it feels he is qualified and capable. Many general dentists can do surgery. It is up to the individual dentist and w... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
General Surgery 27 years experience
Not really: Estrogen promotes platelet activity but only a little. And it's not a problem, we want you to stop bleeding when you have surgery!
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 18 years experience
It can: However avoid spitting, use of straws or smoking for a few days. Also applying pressure over the extraction sites using gauze will stop the bleeding... Read More

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