Extraction

A tooth extraction is the removal of your tooth from its socket in the bone.

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Tooth Extraction

While our main priority is to always help restore, save, and repair your natural teeth, sometimes tooth extraction is unavoidable.

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Reasons for Extractions

While your wisdom teeth are the most likely ones to require extraction, other teeth may also need to be extracted for a variety of reasons. Those reasons include:

  • Impacted tooth – your tooth is trapped beneath bone or gums, which prohibits it from emerging properly.
  • Crowding or smallmouth – emerging teeth may cause other teeth to shift or crack due to lack of space.
  • Decay or infection – when a tooth is affected by extreme decay or infection and can’t be corrected with a filling or root canal therapy, it may require extraction.

For more information about extractions or to request and extraction consultation, contact Family & Implant Dentistry of Boynton Beach today.

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