Our top priority is to save your natural teeth, but in some situations, a tooth is badly damaged or decayed and cannot be saved. When this is the case, it may need to be extracted in order to preserve the health of your remaining teeth. Some of our patients have shared their tooth extraction stories with us. We encourage you to listen to them to learn more about this procedure and how it could help you.
Tooth extraction is a very common procedure and is usually performed to restore or preserve the health of the mouth. Most of the time, extraction is very straightforward. While wisdom teeth are usually removed as a preventative measure, other teeth may need to be removed due to decay, disease, or injury. A tooth may also be recommended for removal as a part of a larger oral surgery or orthodontic treatment.
If the tooth in question requires replacement, your options for tooth replacement include dental implants and All-on-4® treatment concept. To replace the extracted tooth with a dental implant, a bone graft may be required. This will be discussed with you and your doctor during your consultation appointment. Options for anesthesia will also be discussed.
For most patients, a tooth will be recommended for removal because it either cannot be saved or it is affecting the health of the other teeth in the mouth. If one of your teeth have been recommended for extraction, you may be referred to an oral surgeon for treatment. The most common reasons for tooth extraction include
Canyon Oral & Facial Surgery Dental Implant Experts prioritizes the care and comfort of their patients. Dr. Falk and Dr. Moody create customized treatment plans for every patient and make every effort to ensure their patients feel safe and welcome at their practice. Canyon Oral & Facial Surgery Dental Implant Experts offers the full scope of oral surgery procedures, including general tooth extraction. If you or your child have been recommended for a tooth extraction, please contact us today.