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3 Reasons Why We Might Extract a Tooth

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Let’s start by saying that we understand how difficult the thought of oral surgery can be for our Minneapolis patients. But the need for oral surgery like tooth extraction is often necessary for protecting your overall health. 

3 Reasons for Extracting a Tooth

We can assure you that we will exhaust every other option before we decide to extract a tooth. But there are certain instances where oral surgery is our only option: 

  • A tooth is damaged beyond repair and cannot be fixed with a filling, restoration, or root canal. In this case, extraction is necessary because we need to protect the long-term health of your teeth and gums. 
  • You have missing teeth, ...

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