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Tooth Extraction

Get Your Dental Health Back on Track

Oral Surgery You Can Count On

When tooth pain strikes or your wisdom teeth need extraction, we’re here to get your health back on track with oral surgery services you can count on to be comfortable and successful long-term. We’re skilled in both tooth extractions and impacted wisdom tooth removal, with treatment backed by advanced diagnostics and minimally invasive surgical technologies. In any of our many practice locations, you can expect the same level of surgical care from our trained general dentists in a modern office equipped and sterilized for dental surgical procedures. If you need oral surgery, we’ll be sure to make you feel welcomed by our compassionate team and comfortable with our personalized sedation options. With surgical services tailored to your unique situation and esthetic goals, we’ll return you to optimal health and a smile you’ll feel confident in.

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Signs You May Need an Extraction

Our Select Oral Surgery Services

Tooth Extractions
For unsalvageable teeth, we offer gentle extractions to rid your mouth of infection due to a decayed or damaged tooth. We’ll preserve the empty socket with bone grafting to slow bone loss, then help you choose a tooth replacement option to restore your health and esthetics. Dental implants provide a permanent and life-like replacement for an extracted tooth.
Wisdom Tooth Removal
For problematic third molars, we provide wisdom tooth extractions in the comfort of our office. We’ll remove these teeth if they’re impacted or before you experience symptoms to prevent any damage to your existing teeth.

Caring for Your Smile After Extraction

Taking good care of your mouth after tooth extractions can help you heal faster and reduce the risk of a dry socket. When a tooth is extracted, an empty space (the tooth socket) is left in the bone where the roots used to be. A blood clot naturally develops in this location as part of your body’s healing process. However, if this clot fails to form or is dislodged, you can experience a dry socket with the painful exposure of the bone and nerves. After your surgery, closely following our post-operative instructions can reduce your chances of a dry socket! Refrain from vigorous activities for a few days after surgery, don’t drink beverages through a straw, gently rinse your mouth with warm salt water, and don’t brush the extraction site. If you experience any dry socket symptoms, including severe pain at the extraction site that radiates to your eyes and temple, an empty-looking socket, bad breath, or a bad taste in your mouth, contact our office right away.

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