Category: Tooth Extraction

The Extractions That You Didn’t See Coming!

There are dental extractions you expect. You know that they are coming (or at least have a sneaking suspicion) because you end up with a very badly diseased or damaged tooth. However, there are other instances in which you really need the removal of a permanent tooth but not as the result of damage, poor… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth: Should They Stay Or Go?

You may not know very much about your wisdom teeth, which can make the following question you ask yourself that much more confusing: Do I need wisdom teeth removal or not? What you will find is that this depends wholly on your unique smile, your oral health, your needs, and your preferences. Ready for a… Read more »

Q&A: Do I Need A New Tooth?

Why is there an open space in your smile? Did you lose a tooth due to trauma? Did you have a dental extraction performed on a wisdom tooth? Maybe you had one performed on a very diseased tooth or one that was the casualty of periodontal disease. As you have noticed, there is a diverse… Read more »

Dental Extraction: The Stuff You’re Dying To Ask

When you find out that a dental extraction is the best solution for your oral health, you might cringe for a moment. Of course, you’re happy to solve the problem with the necessary treatment, so your smile is healthy again. However, when you’ve got questions for which you have no answers and you really want… Read more »

That Troublesome Tooth!

If you have had trouble with the eruption of any of your wisdom teeth you may remember having that troublesome tooth or teeth. Wisdom teeth are often troublesome and often need extracting. If there is not enough room on your dental ridge to accommodate these late bloomers (they erupt last and usually between the ages… Read more »

How to Know if You Need a Tooth Extraction

Your dentist will do all they can to preserve the health of your natural teeth, but sometimes a tooth extraction is necessary to restore your oral health and keep your remaining teeth healthy. You don’t want a decayed tooth to spread infection to the surrounding teeth or gums, which is often why tooth removal may… Read more »

A Little Knowledge About Your Wisdom Teeth

Have you ever wondered why your third molars are called wisdom teeth, or why they are so-often the cause of so many dental problems? Unlike your other 28 teeth, the last four molars to erupt are frequently extracted, and since they don’t need replacement, their presence is often a source of confusion for many patients…. Read more »

Why Tooth Extraction?

As a child losing a tooth was a time for celebration. If you kept it and put it under your pillow at night, the Tooth Fairy might come and leave some extra cash for your next ice cream cone or candy bar. Ironic isn’t it? As an adult losing a tooth is not the ideal… Read more »