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Can tooth extraction at an early age (16 year old lost two molars, could not afford rct) lead to ptsd? she's sad and scared to go back

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Your daughter was traumatized by the loss of those teeth, and she may now need to talk things out with a therapist so she can move on. It is a shame that this could have been prevented if she was seen regularly by a dentist. Now it is time for her to accept responsibility of maintaining her remaining teeth to prevent further loss. All the best...

Answered Dec 2, 2016

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