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Obviously we don't have enough information to make specific comments about your case.

In generalities, clearly the endodontist feels that the services of a periodontist are needed. If so, we can envision the following scenarios that could each necessitate the need to wait for their services for the removal of your tooth.

1) Possibly the plan is to place the implant in the fresh extraction site immediately following the tooth's removal.

2) Possibly the plan is to remove the tooth and during that same surgical procedure also do the surgery needed to resolve the periodontal problem.

3) Possibly the plan is to extract the tooth and during that same surgical procedure also augment the bone in the region (do bone grafting) so it's suitable for implant placement later on.

The common ground with each of these scenarios is one of combining surgical procedures, so to limit the total number of individual surgeries, and amount of healing time, you need.
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We'd be unsure that the endodontist made the diagnosis about the severity of the fracture from the die test alone. Beyond just a greater level of experience, we'd expect that they had the advantage of more sophisticated x-ray imaging than a general dentist usually has.
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Not knowing any specifics about the fracture, that in itself being present doesn't necessarily mean that the tooth will be troublesome to remove. And no doubt every dentist has removed teeth that have a fractured root, not knowing that the crack existed. But as you suggest, whoever does remove the tooth simply needs to feel that they have the skill to do so given the information they have.
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If you are having pain, and in light of how difficult this has been for your dentist to diagnose, surely they would help to do whatever possible to manage your pain until definitive treatment can be performed (either by them or the periodontist)

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