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A 62-year-old male asked:

I am told that a certain tooth root is fractured. i feel no pain. does this always mean an extraction?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Consult your DDS: In some cases, extracting the tooth or broken root makes the most sense. Only your dentist can decide if the tooth needs to be extracted or may be saved.
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Compromised Tooth: A broken tooth, painful or not, has a very guarded prognosis. Your dental team can best advise you if it should be saved or extracted.
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Last updated Oct 26, 2015

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