Tooth Extractions –
Restore Oral Health
Tooth extractions are dental procedures that involve the complete removal of the tooth from the root and socket. They are generally performed as a last resort due to tooth decay, infection, or overcrowding. Having a tooth removed can restore your overall oral health by eliminating infection and bacteria that can lead to more serious problems.
When is a Tooth Extraction Recommended?
A tooth extraction—also known as tooth pulling—is performed when a tooth can’t be repaired with other dental solutions. During a tooth extraction, the infected tooth is completely removed from the socket. If you are experiencing pain or discomfort in the mouth, you might need a tooth extraction.
Your dentist may recommend a tooth extraction if you have the following: