Conditions that Warrant Tooth Extraction
Tooth extraction is the process of surgically removing a tooth from the bone completely. Your dentist will help you find the best option for replacement in the event of an extraction. Tooth extraction is required for a variety of conditions including:
- Decayed teeth: Your dentist will try to treat a decayed tooth with a filling or root canal first, but if your tooth is too damaged, extraction may be needed. The process can vary based on your unique needs.
- Wisdom teeth: Wisdom tooth extraction is one of the most common procedures for extraction. Sometimes wisdom teeth can become impacted to other teeth your mouth, pushing them and creating a crooked smile. Your wisdom teeth ...