At Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry, we strive to keep your natural teeth healthy and strong. However, a circumstance, such as an injury or severe tooth decay, may require a tooth extraction in order to maintain your overall oral health. We use a gentle touch and work hard to make sure you are comfortable and relaxed throughout the extraction process.
A routine tooth extraction starts off with a set of X-rays so we can look at the location, size, and condition of the tooth that’s being extracted. Before proceeding, we will assess if you need any anesthesia or sedation options to make your procedure as unstressed as possible. We’ll carefully remove your tooth and thoroughly disinfect the area.
A tooth extraction is performed once all of our more conservative options have been considered and ruled out. You may need an extraction if:
After your extraction, we will send you home with a list of aftercare guidelines and instructions to ensure you have a smooth, speedy recovery. We’ve listed some tips that will help you avoid possible complications and relieve any pain or discomfort you may feel after your procedure.
Contact us to learn more about tooth extractions!