Is Wisdom Teeth Removal Major Dental?

Is tooth extraction considered major dental?

Major dental procedures refer to services that are more extensive than root canals or fillings.

Major dental services include crowns, bridges, and dentures—work that replaces missing or damaged teeth.

It is in the patient’s best interest to receive prompt dental care.

What type of dentist removes wisdom teeth?

An oral and maxillofacial surgeon or your dentist can remove (extract) a wisdom tooth. The procedure often can be done in the dentist’s or surgeon’s office. You may have the surgery in the hospital, especially if you are having all your wisdom teeth pulled at one time or if you are at high risk for complications.

How much does wisdom teeth removal cost with Delta Dental?

A simple wisdom tooth removal can cost anywhere from $75-$200 per tooth, or between $300-$800 to have all four wisdom teeth removed without surgery.

What is considered major dental care?

Some examples of major restorative work include dental bridges, crowns, inlays and onlays, and dentures. If your major treatment involves replacing a missing tooth or correcting decay that has been ignored for quite some time, there’s a good chance that it may be classified as a major procedure.