What’s the Difference Between Simple and Surgical Extractions?
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When it comes to having a tooth pulled, there are two types of extractions: simple and surgical. Even though the end results may appear to be the same, the procedures themselves are not. Unless you’re having multiple teeth removed at one time – such as when planning for a denture or implants – a simple extraction is usually completed by your family dentist. Your tooth is essentially loosened and then lifted from its socket. However, if the tooth is broken off, fractured into separate pieces, or impacted, removing it isn’t so simple after all. Most of these cases are referred to…