A 46-year-old member asked:
Could my jaw be fractured during tooth extraction?
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Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
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Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes: Fracture of the jaw is a very rare event in tooth extraction. It is has a higher incidence in patients with severe osteoporosis. Excessive force during the extraction can also contribute.
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Last updated Jun 1, 2018
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