For the first day or two after a tooth extraction, it is best to eat soft foods, recommends St. Louis County Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. After that, patients can eat any foods they feel comfortable having. More » Health Dental

Tooth extractions are expensive due to the costs associated with dental procedures in general. The equipment used in dental procedures, such as extractions, including the chair and overhead light, the anesthesia applied,... More » Health Dental

As of 2015, the Current Dental Terminology codes for a surgical extraction range from D7210 to D7251, according to a policy of coverage for Aetna dated April 17, 2015. The code D7210 indicates surgical removal of an erup... More » Health Dental
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