- The extraction of teeth.
- 2006, David A. Mitchell, An Introduction to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, page 187:
- The need to preserve alveolar bone is paramount and best achieved by atraumatic exodontias including socket compression.
- 2012, Harry Dym, Oral Surgery for the General Dentist, An Issue of Dental Clinics:
- Exodontia is a procedure that all dentists are taught to perform in dental school and used by most general clinicians in their practice.