Many times damaged or poorly positioned teeth can be fixed be either a dental procedure or orthodontics. Sometimes though, a tooth is so damaged or poorly positioned that it has to be removed or extracted. A common form of tooth extraction is having wisdom teeth removed.
If you have impacted wisdom teeth, or a severely broken, infected, or damaged tooth, an extraction might be needed.
Signs that you need an extraction include:
When you have an extraction, it’s natural that changes will occur in your mouth afterward. Your dentist may give you instructions to follow after the extraction, and it’s important to talk to your dentist if you have any questions or problems.
Here are some tips to follow to make recovery easier:
At Jacaranda Dental we provide tooth extractions in our office in a comfortable setting. Contact us today to learn more about our oral surgery procedures.