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My molar had no mobility. Extracted due to failed flap surgery. Gum abscess. How common to loose this tooth's bony buccal wall via extraction trauma?

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Dr. Ted Poczatek
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Can happen

Some of the buccal bone can break during an extraction.
There are even times that the roots of the tooth are not even in bone on the buccal surface.

In brief: Can happen

Some of the buccal bone can break during an extraction.
There are even times that the roots of the tooth are not even in bone on the buccal surface.
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Dr. Babak Jouhari
Dentistry

In brief: Technique sensitive

Buccal plate or bone wall's thickness varies from tooth to tooth in same mouth and in different persons as well.
But even in thinnest situation with correct technique can be preserved in many cases. You need to see a dentist with lots of experience in immediate implant placement.

In brief: Technique sensitive

Buccal plate or bone wall's thickness varies from tooth to tooth in same mouth and in different persons as well.
But even in thinnest situation with correct technique can be preserved in many cases. You need to see a dentist with lots of experience in immediate implant placement.
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