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If your dentist tells you that you need a tooth extraction, don’t worry about pain. With a local anesthetic to numb the area and one of our experienced dentists performing the extraction, you won’t feel any pain during the very short procedure.
What Do Teeth Extractions Cost?
We calculate your tooth extraction cost by looking at how difficult the tooth is to pull and your dental insurance coverage. If our dentist has to refer you to an oral surgeon, your extraction fee depends on what the oral surgeon charges for a surgical tooth extraction.
What Is an Oral Surgery Extraction?
When your tooth is impacted or broken at the gum line, your dentist will refer you to an oral surgeon for a surgical extraction. Generally, a surgical extraction is more expensive than a dental extraction.
Are There Cases When Getting a Tooth Pulled Is the Only Treatment Option?
If you have an agonizing toothache from a badly decayed tooth that can’t be restored with a root canal, our dentist can pull the tooth for you, which will stop the pain. Please call our office if you are in pain and we will arrange an appointment for you.
Can I Have a Fractured or Broken Tooth Pulled at the Dentist?
If you have a cracked or broken tooth, our dentist will see if it possible to save your tooth will a root canal. If a root canal isn’t possible, your dentist will recommend an extraction. Afterward, our dentist will recommend replacing the missing tooth to prevent bone loss and to keep your teeth from shifting to fill the empty space.
Why Does the Dentist Want to Pull My Child’s Baby Teeth?
Our dentist may suggest that your child have his or her baby tooth pulled if the tooth is severely decayed or badly infected. If your child has a bad toothache, please call us and bring him or her in to see our gentle dentist.
Will I Need an Extraction If I Have Advanced Periodontal Disease?
If your tooth is loose and the ligaments that hold it in place are being attacked by advanced gum disease, tooth removal is an option to ease your pain. Call our office to schedule an exam to see if our dentist suggests pulling the tooth.
Can a Dentist Pull My Wisdom Teeth?
If your wisdom teeth emerge from your gums crooked and are pressing up against your other teeth, our dentist can pull them. If your wisdom teeth are causing you pain and they have not broken through your gums yet, our dentist will refer you to a local oral surgeon for surgical extractions.
If My Teeth Are Too Crowded, Can a Dentist Pull Them?
To make it easier to straighten your teeth with braces, your dentist will want to pull one or more teeth to create space for straightened teeth in your mouth.
What Kind of Aftercare Instructions Will I Get Post-Extraction?
You’ll receive instructions for the first 24 hours that are very important. A blood clot needs to form at the extraction site and you can’t do anything that would dislodge the clot. You will also learn how to control any pain or swelling after the extraction.
How Fast Does the Site of a Tooth Extraction Heal?
If you are healthy, the tooth extraction healing time is about a week if a dentist performs the extraction, longer if the tooth was a molar. If you have a tooth surgically extracted, the site will take longer to heal.
If you like to see a compassionate dentist for a tooth extraction in Lutz, contact our office. We will schedule an appointment for you.