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Would dentist extract tooth on the first visit if it was bad enough?

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Sometimes

Sometimes a tooth can be extracted on the first visit.
This would depend on the tooth, the problem, any infections or other health complications. The only way to know the answer to, this is to see your dentist.

In brief: Sometimes

Sometimes a tooth can be extracted on the first visit.
This would depend on the tooth, the problem, any infections or other health complications. The only way to know the answer to, this is to see your dentist.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: When to extract?

These types of decisions are judgement calls by the treating dentist based upon your dentist's time availability, your preferences and the best interest of the patient.
In some cases, the sooner the better, while in other cases, it may require more time to evaluate the situation, better preparation, antibiotic coverage, medical consultation, etc.

In brief: When to extract?

These types of decisions are judgement calls by the treating dentist based upon your dentist's time availability, your preferences and the best interest of the patient.
In some cases, the sooner the better, while in other cases, it may require more time to evaluate the situation, better preparation, antibiotic coverage, medical consultation, etc.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly...

Depends on the potential of the tooth becoming a major emergency and what you would want to do.
Please ask your treating dentist.

In brief: Possibly...

Depends on the potential of the tooth becoming a major emergency and what you would want to do.
Please ask your treating dentist.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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