Extractions

Battle Creek Tooth Extractions

ooth-extraction-toolLosing a tooth is usually the last thing we want to do, but sometimes it is a necessity.

Tooth extractions may be needed due to:

  • Severe decay
  • Fractures
  • Trauma
  • Broken roots
  • Periodontal disease
  • Dentures
  • Abscesses, cysts or infections

Your Comfort Comes First

dental-patient-relaxed-because-her-dentist-aims-to-keep-her-comfortable-throughout-her-entire-extraction-procedure-with-nitrous-oxide-sedationWe aim to keep you comfortable throughout your entire extraction procedure. First the area around the tooth is numbed to prevent any sensitivity. Nitrous oxide sedation is also available.

After your extraction, it is very important to follow the home care instructions that are given to you. This promotes optimal healing and reduces your risk of side effects like dry socket. Some examples include avoiding tobacco products, carbonated beverages or drinking through a straw.

Battle Creek Family Dentistry makes every effort to help you preserve your teeth as long as possible. If an extraction is necessary, we will discuss which options you have to replace the missing tooth. Schedule your exam by calling us today.