Tooth extraction is the process of removing a tooth or tooth parts. An extraction can sometimes be performed by a general dentist, but often times an oral surgeon is required to properly remove the tooth.
Common CDT Codes for Extractions:
-  Extraction, erupted tooth or exposed root (elevation and/or forceps removal)
-  Surgical removal of erupted tooth requiring removal of bone and/or sectioning of tooth, and including elevation of mucoperiosteal flap if indicated
-  Removal of impacted tooth - partially bony
-  Removal of impacted tooth - completely bony
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