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6 retained roots

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AhhYay

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Hey.

If you want full back story I have posted it previously.

Short - I had my first ever dentist appointment last week (I’m 25). I then had a full mouth X-ray (I get the results soon).

From what I gather so far I have 6 retained roots that need extracting.
2 upper left
1 lower left
2 upper right
1 lower right.

Will these all be taken in one go? Will I be put to sleep to have them taken? What happens once they’ve been taken out?

Any insight would be great. Thank you
 
A

AhhYay

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Location
England
All retained roots are at the back.
UL 5&6
LL 7
UR 5&6
LR 6
 
Gordon

Gordon

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Depends on the size and location of the roots, but normally I'd do one side at a time. Putting you to sleep for it would be a bit drastic, sedation would be a better and safer option if you needed some extra help.
 
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