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Does an endodontist extract a tooth? If so, can they place bone graft into the hole at that time?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Endodontist: Endodontists are root canal specialists. For extractions, a genaral dentist or an oral surgeon can help you. Yes, bone grafts are usually placed at the time of extraction.
Answered on Jun 20, 2014

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