A common service in any general dental practice is a tooth extraction. An extraction involves removing an entire tooth, including its roots. There are a number of reasons a patient could need an extraction. Teeth that might need to be extracted include if they are badly damaged or diseased beyond repair, or during childhood, when baby teeth fail to fall out quickly enough to create space for emerging permanent teeth.
Third molars, commonly known as wisdom teeth, typically erupt during young adulthood and can contribute to many types of oral health issues including improper tooth alignment, infections, TMJ disorder and discomfort such as facial pain and headaches. Removing wisdom teeth is often considered a preventative measure to preserve oral health and well being. When performing tooth extractions, our dentists take great care to provide a pleasant and comfortable experience.
How Often Should You Visit The Dentist? One of the most common questions we get from new patients is how many dental checkups they should get per year. The answer to this question largely depends on each individual’s health status and dental history, and therefore should be scheduled at regular intervals as determined by your
If you haven’t been to the dentist in a while or have been neglecting your dental hygiene, we want to reassure you that it isn’t too late to get back on track and prioritize your dental health. No matter what your age is, how healthy or unhealthy your teeth may currently be or when your
Top Causes of Toothaches If you’ve been experiencing a toothache, we feel your pain. The type of pain brought on when a tooth is distressed can make you feel absolutely miserable, which is why it’s important to figure out the root of the pain and get the proper treatment so you can feel better as