Category: Tooth Extraction

How Tooth Extraction Restores Your Smile

Before professional dentistry became so advanced, extracting a tooth was a common solution to minor problems like cavities or tooth damage. However, now, you have several customizable options for restoring teeth that have suffered all types of damage or infection. Yet, there are still instances when tooth extraction is the better option for the long-term… Read more »

Why Does My Tooth Need To Be Extracted?

Getting bad news is never fun. Learning that you need a dental extraction falls into that category of not-fun bad news. However, a very important thing to remember is that your dentist always has your oral health as the top priority. A dental extraction should never be recommended unless absolutely necessary. Keeping your natural teeth… Read more »

Is It Time To Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Many patients, despite keeping up with their oral health needs, will have to have their wisdom teeth removed. Why is this necessary? The reason wisdom teeth often have to be removed is that their arrival can cause spacing issues with your teeth, by crowding them. They can also erupt improperly, and you might feel discomfort… Read more »

How Can a Dentist Help Complete Your Smile?

Did you recently suffer the loss of a tooth? As a child, losing a tooth can be downright exciting. From anticipation at the Tooth Fairy’s visit, to the pride of reaching such an important rite of passage, it can feel fun to lose a tooth for the first time. Unfortunately, as an adult, the emotions… Read more »

How Wise Is It To Keep Your Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt and believe it or not, that is why they are called wisdom teeth. They usually erupt between the ages of 17 and 25 and this is the period of time that we are supposedly becoming wiser, hence, the name wisdom teeth. The reason we have wisdom teeth… Read more »

What Is Dry Socket?

Are you scheduled for a tooth extraction? Most tooth extractions are performed easily, quickly, and without any problems. Once in a great while, however, there may be a minor complication. The most common problem after having a tooth extracted is dry socket. Only about two to three percent of people ever develop dry socket and… Read more »