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The tooth extraction cost can fall between $75 and $200 per tooth depending on anesthesia, as reported by Angie's List, and if impacted, the costs are significantly higher. Impacted teeth are considered a surgical extraction and general anesthesia will be needed, adding up to $800 to the total cost of treatment.Is it safe to remove an impacted wisdom tooth?
Here are some of the reasons wisdom tooth extraction may become necessary: impaction (though some impacted teeth are okay to leave alone) recurrent gum infection gum disease severe tooth decay abscesses, cysts, or tumors damage to nearby teeth and boneHow do you remove an impacted tooth?
Local or general anesthesia may be used, depending on the severity of the condition. First, an incision in the gums is made and any bone blocking the impacted tooth is removed before the tooth itself, according to the Mayo Clinic. Afterward, the incision is stitched shut and the empty tooth socket is packed with gauze.