When the tooth is non restorable you have to remove it. Our clinic provides experienced and reliable tooth extractions.

When does a tooth need to be removed?

You may need to have a tooth removed if:

  • You have crowding (teeth blocking other teeth coming in)
  • Your teeth has sustained too much damage due to a cavity or infection
  • Your wisdom teeth are impacted (pushing against other teeth) or cause pain

Should you have your wisdom teeth removed?

Not necessarily, often, if the wisdom tooth isn’t causing discomfort and/or hasn’t come out from under the gums yet, extraction often isn’t recommended.

We recommend you take an anti-inflammatory before you come to the office such as Advil, Motrin, or IBUProfen. This helps prevent the swelling from happening before it happens.

When you have a tooth remove it’s very important not to remove the layer that forms over the bone to protect it. Bare bone is very susceptible to infection.
For the first few days:

  • Do not rinse for the first night
  • Do not engage in strenuous activities such as sports or heavy lifting for at least a few days
  • Don’t smoke, the heat from the smoke can dissolve the protective layer very easily
  • Avoid hot food or soups
  • Try to avoid touching the area with your tongue or chewing solid food

Think you may need a tooth extracted?