7 doctors weighed in:
Is biopsy tooth extraction more expensive than simple extraction?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Meng Syn
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
If there is unusual pathology associated with the extraction, a sample is sent to a pathology lab where it is prepared, examined and diagnosed.
The extra cost is worth the peace if mind.

In brief: Yes
If there is unusual pathology associated with the extraction, a sample is sent to a pathology lab where it is prepared, examined and diagnosed.
The extra cost is worth the peace if mind.
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn
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Dr. Jack Binder
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Sure
Of course it is. Medical protocol dictates when tissue associated with a tooth should be biopsied.
Follow the advice of the person doing the extraction.

In brief: Sure
Of course it is. Medical protocol dictates when tissue associated with a tooth should be biopsied.
Follow the advice of the person doing the extraction.
Dr. Jack Binder
Dr. Jack Binder
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Probably the combo
If a biopsy tooth extraction involves an extraction and also a biopsy, i believe it would cost more than just an extraction.
Also, anytime there is a biopsy, the material cut out may go to a pathology lab, to see what is in it and to look for bad things such as cancer. The pathology lab and the pathologist (another doctor) both must be paid, adding to the costs.

In brief: Probably the combo
If a biopsy tooth extraction involves an extraction and also a biopsy, i believe it would cost more than just an extraction.
Also, anytime there is a biopsy, the material cut out may go to a pathology lab, to see what is in it and to look for bad things such as cancer. The pathology lab and the pathologist (another doctor) both must be paid, adding to the costs.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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