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FAQ:  Extractions


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Question:
I have some old black roots left in my gums, I need a root extraction.

Is this something a dentist can do, or should I get an oral surgeon to do it? And will this procedure require a few stitches? ...Visitor from TX

Answer:
Start with a dentist in the event the removals are easy to perform.

If they are convoluted, complex or otherwise require extensive surgery, the dentist will refer you to a surgeon. Whether or not stitches will be necessary depends on how complex the extraction is.

Be sure the dentist can show that no broken root tips are left behind.

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