Tooth Extractions in Columbia South Carolina

What is a Tooth Extraction?

An extraction means to have a tooth removed usually because of dental disease or trauma. Dr. Patel will numb the area to remove discomfort and offers conscious sedation for added comfort. Our team will explain post operative guidelines to reduce complications during healing.

Do I Need a Tooth Extraction?

Excessive tooth decay, tooth infection, and crowding can all require a tooth extraction. Those who get braces may need one or two teeth removed to provide room for their other teeth as they shift into place. Additionally, those who are undergoing chemotherapy or are about to have an organ transplant may need compromised teeth removed in order to keep their mouth healthy.

Common Types of Tooth Extraction

Is a tooth causing you a lot of pain? It may need to be pulled. Dr. Patel will help you decide if you need a proper tooth extraction.

There are a few reasons why a tooth extraction may be necessary. These reasons include getting teeth that remain impacted pulled, or broken or bad teeth.

Impacted Teeth or teeth that never erupted, can remain so for a number of reasons. The most common reason for a tooth to remain impacted is over crowdedness. Impacted teeth can cause pain as well as disrupt the proper growth of your teeth. For this reason, they often pulled.

Bad teeth are rotten, broken or chipped, are sometimes pulled. This includes any bad teeth that are still impacted and are sometimes broken into pieces while extracting the tooth.

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