There are many reasons for having your tooth pulled: infection, risk of infection, gum disease, crowded mouth.
Wisdom Teeth Extraction
Wisdom tooth extraction is a surgical procedure to remove one or more wisdom teeth. Your wisdom teeth are the four permanent adult teeth located at the back corners of your mouth on the top and bottom.
If a wisdom tooth doesn’t have room to grow, this can result in pain. Other things that could happen are infection or other dental problems related to crowing of your teeth, and the tooth/teeth will need to be pulled. Depending on the case, wisdom tooth extraction may be done by a dentist or an oral surgeon.
To prevent potential problems, we sometimes recommend wisdom tooth extraction even if impacted teeth aren’t currently causing you problems.
A simple tooth extraction is referred to the procedure of removing a tooth which has an upright position and the process of removing it would be considered “simple”.
A complex tooth extraction is where the process is not as straightforward as pulling it straight out. There are a multitude of ways for teeth to position themselves, sometimes they are under the gum line and pointing in various directions, for example, and the process to take them out may involve surgery under anesthesia.
Even simple tooth extractions might end up as complex ones if, for example a decayed tooth is being pulled out but it cracks and part of the root is left in the jaw.
At Peña Adobe Dental, we are prepared to handle these situations or refer you to our trusted dental surgeons. Once a tooth is pulled out the first thing to make sure of is to check that the tooth is completely removed, without remaining pieces or roots left behind.
Removing a tooth is a careful process and it requires the expertise of a well-trained oral surgeon and also the professional assessment of the position and the knowledge of the risks that this procedure might involve.
At Peña Adobe Dental we are especially conscientious of the impact that removing a tooth can have on your overall health. If you are experiencing any pain or would like to know if an extraction is the proper route, please don’t hesitate to call us today for the best care and recommendation possible.
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Peña Adobe Dental Care
Voted #1 Best Dentist in Solano County
161 Butcher Road
Vacaville, CA 95687
(707) 448 – 6456