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Can a periodontist do surgical wisdom tooth extraction?

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In brief: Technically yes...

... but they probably would not since the procedure is beyond the scope of their practice and expertise.

In brief: Technically yes...

... but they probably would not since the procedure is beyond the scope of their practice and expertise.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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In brief: Oral surgeon

youll want and oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
He or she will provide the anesthetic as well as do the surgery. Ask them their experience and talk to previous patients. Do not smoke during recovery

In brief: Oral surgeon

youll want and oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
He or she will provide the anesthetic as well as do the surgery. Ask them their experience and talk to previous patients. Do not smoke during recovery
Dr. Randy Stevens
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Dr. Paul Grin
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In brief: Of course he/she can

Periodontist are dentists with 3 additional years of specialty education who specializes in the treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants.
Extraction of teeth and implant placement is within the scope of periodontist.

In brief: Of course he/she can

Periodontist are dentists with 3 additional years of specialty education who specializes in the treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants.
Extraction of teeth and implant placement is within the scope of periodontist.
Dr. Paul Grin
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