At Byerly Family Dentistry, our team does everything possible to protect your natural teeth. Unfortunately, at times, the most effective way to restore your smile to good health is to remove a severely damaged, cracked or dead tooth.
Tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth. While we strive to avoid the need to remove a tooth whenever possible, certain conditions may make tooth extraction the most effective option for returning your smile to good health and function. Following the tooth extraction, we are happy to provide you with one of our excellent tooth replacement treatments, if needed, to restore your smile to optimal health, beauty and function.
Certain conditions may require tooth extraction, among these are:
- Severe infection that has destroyed a significant portion of the tooth and the supporting bone structure
- Serious decay that has damaged a tooth beyond repair, making a successful restoration impossible
- Crowding caused by too many teeth to properly fit in the mouth
Our dentists use great care and skill when performing a tooth extraction to ensure that your dental experience is as comfortable and painless as possible. We will also provide you with detailed post-treatment care instructions so you can properly take care of your smile as it heals.
If you want to learn more about tooth extractions, simply call Byerly Family Dentistry and we will answer any questions you may have.