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Is it safe to have teeth pulled with gingivitis/periodontitis in the gums around them?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Hopeless teeth: The sooner they are extracted the better off you will be.
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
Dentistry 38 years experience
Treatment plan: Yes, have a treatment plan in reference to tooth replacement before any extractions.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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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