Extract 2 molars together or one at a time ?

Discussion in 'Oral Surgery' started by decal, Apr 2, 2019.

  1. decal


    Apr 2, 2019
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    I have 2 lower right jaw adjacent molars 31 & 32 which I am advised need extracting based on a 3D scan (one is crowned) and after pain and a course of antibiotics.
    Is it best to have them both extracted at the same time or one after the other with a short interval to allow the first extraction site to heal a little and also to still be able to chew on the remaining tooth during the initial healing process for the first extraction socket ?
    decal, Apr 2, 2019
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  2. decal

    honestdoc Verified Dentist

    Jun 14, 2018
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    It would be less traumatic to get both teeth out the same time.
    honestdoc, Apr 3, 2019
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