Extractions are when a tooth is removed. Like every dental procedure there are a variety of reasons to perform an extraction.
They are usually a last option after all other treatments have failed, or when a patient waited too long to fix their teeth. In some cases, extractions are the only option a patient has, such as when a person has periodontal disease, major dental trauma, or if they have impacted wisdom teeth that cause pain.
We always encourage patients to save their teeth if possible, but we understand if that’s not always the case. We strive to make all our extractions quick and pain free, as well as educating our patients on post-op care to ensure easy and proper healing.