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Can the dentist force you to have a tooth pulled?
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Dr. Kaveh Niknia
Dentistry
5 doctors agree
In brief: No
You cannot be forced into treatment.
However, your dentist maybe of the opinion that a tooth is nonrestorable (nonrepairable), and can advise and inform you that extraction (pulling the tooth) is your only viable option. Be sure to ask your dentist the advantages and disadvantages of the treatment and the alternatives.

In brief: No
You cannot be forced into treatment.
However, your dentist maybe of the opinion that a tooth is nonrestorable (nonrepairable), and can advise and inform you that extraction (pulling the tooth) is your only viable option. Be sure to ask your dentist the advantages and disadvantages of the treatment and the alternatives.
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
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Dr. James Wright
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: No... Recommend only
It may be recommended, but making the choice is always up to the patient.
If a tooth is infected, it is well advised to do something as the infection can be harmful to your health.

In brief: No... Recommend only
It may be recommended, but making the choice is always up to the patient.
If a tooth is infected, it is well advised to do something as the infection can be harmful to your health.
Dr. James Wright
Dr. James Wright
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