Is it safe to have teeth pulled with gingivitis/periodontitis in the gums around them?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 40 years experience
Hopeless teeth: The sooner they are extracted the better off you will be.
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Dentistry 38 years experience
Treatment plan: Yes, have a treatment plan in reference to tooth replacement before any extractions.
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Orthodontics 53 years experience
Probably: Would be safer if gums were not infected.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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