Tooth extraction is the process of removing a tooth from the bone and we would only recommend it as the last resort.
What is tooth extraction? Will it affect my other teeth?
Tooth extraction is the process of removing a tooth from the bone inside the mouth. Tooth extraction can have serious repercussions, such as misaligning of teeth and increased gaps between teeth that can affect your smile. We will thoroughly discuss and consider all treatment options with you prior to an extraction.
Can I save my tooth?
Yes, there are alternatives to extraction. A Root Canal treatment can be performed to save and restore an injured tooth. Many treatment options are available even if you are suffering from severe tooth decay. A tooth extraction should be the absolute last resort.
Why does someone need a tooth extraction?
In some cases the tooth could be extensively damaged due to trauma or disease. In these cases an extraction is unavoidable. There may also be reasons such as having extra teeth in the mouth, which are causing a hindrance to other teeth from erupting in the right place. These extra teeth may have to be extracted. Also, in cases where someone needs to get braces, a tooth extraction may be necessary.