Before extracting the tooth, the dentist will numb the area to lessen any pain and perform the extraction.
After the extraction, your dentist will advise you to follow a post extraction plan for recovery and how to best care for your mouth as it heals.
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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