An IV catheter will be placed to administer anesthetic agents and fluids, which will require us to shave hair. The oral health exam may identify pathology not visualized in the awake patient such as fractured teeth, periodontal disease, resorptive lesions, abscesses and oral tumors. Any findings may require additional procedures such as x-rays and tooth extractions, which are added expenses.
Risks associated with extractions include broken tooth roots and bleeding. X-rays are necessary to identify pathology below the gum line involving roots and surrounding tissue.
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