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Getting a second opinion from the dentist

Good Morning Folks


My dentist says I need to have one of my back teeth (I presume it's the wisdom tooth) removed. However, I'm not so sure and would rather have a 2nd/3rd opinion.


Do you think I should register with another dentist in order to get another opinion?


How would I choose which dentist to join?


Should I then go to the new dentist and just simply ask him/her for a 2nd opinion or just go for a regular check-up and let him/her tell me that I need to tooth removed?


Thanks in advance


Created By on 17/10/2021

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CaroleAH
18th Oct 2021 12:57:46
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Thanks for voting!
Hi Manjinder,
Has your dentist said why you need the tooth removing? Are you having problems with it? If you don't want the tooth removing and it's not painful or affecting other teeth then just tell the dentist that you would prefer to keep the tooth for the time being. Sometimes wisdom teeth can cause problems - I had one that was growing sideways through the gum not upwards so I had that removed under a general anaesthetic. Good luck!

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