Severe gum disease doesn’t just result in lost teeth, it can also affect the surrounding anatomy and facial structures. Tooth extraction eliminates very infected/hopeless teeth and prevents infections from spreading to other teeth and areas of the mouth and face. Extractions can be necessary for other reasons, such as tooth decay, injury, pathology and even for orthodontic treatment.
The difficulty of the procedure varies greatly depending on the case and the patient. The site will be anesthetized/numbed to stop any pain during the procedure. SEDATION (twilight sleep sedation) is available for very anxious patients. The comfort of the patient is of the utmost importance to us.
Procedure Education Videos
Consequences of Bone Loss
This video provides an overview of the effects that missing teeth have on the jawbone and the gradual loss of bone that results.
Bone Graft (Socket Preservation)
This video shows you how a bone graft repairs bone loss in the jaw and restores its original strength and stability.
Bone Graft with Immediate Implant Placement
This video shows you how bone graft can be used in conjunction with a dental implant to reinforce the tooth socket and provide a strong foundation for the implant.
This video shows you how a tooth is removed with minimal instrumentation and without surgery.
This video shows you a tooth is removed using anesthesia and hand instruments.