Tooth extractions are a service you might need because of a tooth infection, tooth crowding, or other issues. There are two techniques that Dr. Stein uses, including:
During simple extractions, Dr. Stein will remove your tooth by its crown.
Surgical extractions are needed if your tooth is impacted, meaning it’s below the gum line. You might also need a surgical extraction if the tooth’s root is still in place, but the crown has broken off. Dr. Stein will use his expertise and instruments to access the tooth to remove it.
Dr. Stein performs extractions in his office for various reasons. Some extractions happen because of oral diseases or tooth decay, while others are necessary to prepare for a dental prosthesis or braces. Dr. Stein might recommend extraction for:
Tooth extractions can help a lot, but they’re rarely the first option for treatment in cases like infections or cavities. Other treatments for these issues, like root canal therapy or fillings, leave your tooth in place. Unfortunately, they are not always effective for severe cases.
There are several steps you’ll need to do in preparation for tooth extractions at Stein Dental Care. During your consultation, Dr. Stein explains everything. He will take X-rays to view the tooth and plan the extraction procedure.
Ahead of your appointment, you should:
To schedule a tooth extraction consultation with Dr. Stein, book a visit over the phone or online at Stein Dental Care today.