Why Might I Need a Dental Extraction?
For most dentists, including those at our Kew East, VIC dental clinic, dental extractions are almost always a treatment of last resort. It’s usually better to save a tooth rather than extract it. But the truth is, saving a tooth is not always possible. There are some situations where extraction is necessary; sometimes extraction can actually protect oral health.
Here are the instances where we might recommend to patients that we extract a tooth.
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