Tooth extraction is usually needed because of disease, trauma or crowding. Your dentist may refer you to an oral surgeon to have the extraction performed.
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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