There are a number of reasons that your dentist might recommend a tooth extraction. Some dental patients suffer from serious tooth decay; others need to remove teeth hindering orthodontic treatment, whereas various patients simply need wisdom teeth removal.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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ARE THERE ANY FEES DURING THE EXTRACTION MY INSURANCE MIGHT NOT COVER?
Yes. Prices of the extraction varies from insurance to insurance, but majority of the insurance don't cover an after extraction procedure called the "HeliPlug" and bone grafts.
WHAT IS THE HELIPLUG AND BONE GRAFTS? ARE THEY NECESSARY?
"HeliPlugs" are soft, white, pliable and nonfriable sponge plugs are used to help control bleeding, develop blood clots and protect the wound site in order for the healing process to begin.
Bone Graft is a surgical procedure that uses transplanted bone to repair and help rebuild bones from the extraction.
The necessities of the HeliPlug and the Bone Graft varies on the type of extraction, but both are recommended for a healthier mouth.
WHAT I SHOULD AND SHOULD NOT DO AFTER AN EXTRACTION?
While a tooth extraction can be a serious dental procedure, aftercare is just as critical as the procedure itself. As the dental patient, it is important to understand that pain and the risk of infection can be lessened with proper care.