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How Do You Know When It's Time to Extract a Tooth?

Guy Thinking | Sarasota Dental Arts

Removing a tooth is something that we only recommend as a last resort, and it's also a decision we take very seriously. When tooth extraction is diagnosed, it is usually because the tooth cannot be preserved and should be removed to protect your oral health. Here's what you should know about having a tooth extraction in Sarasota, FL.

When is an Extraction Recommended?

There are certain situations in which extractions are the best option such as:

  • Deep decay that reaches into the nerve of the tooth
  • A severely broken or fractured tooth
  • Orthodontic treatment - for patients with severe crowding, extractions before braces may be recommended
  • Wisdom teeth

The Extraction Process

There are two types of extractions - ...

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Signs You Might Need an Extraction, and What to Do Next

Your tooth was hurting, but you waited to visit your dentist thinking some ibuprofen and a good night's rest would help you feel better. You found out that was not the case when the ibuprofen didn't help and you tooth kept you up all night. Now it might be too late to save your tooth, and you find yourself facing a tooth extraction. Here's what you should know.

A Tooth Extraction

If you need a tooth extracted, Sarasota Dental Arts is the place you should be since Dr. Kaya Aygen is highly skilled and experienced in both surgical and simple extractions. Whatever your needs may be, we've got you covered. Dr. Aygen ...

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What to Expect During a Tooth Extraction

You've received the dreaded news that your tooth is infected and it can't be saved, and now you need a tooth extraction. The good news is that Dr. Kaya Aygen at Sarasota Dental Arts has extensive experience with all types of extractions including both simple and surgical procedures. Here's what you can expect from a tooth extraction.

A Simple Extraction

These are teeth that are intact above the gum line and can be removed whole. You will be numb so you don't feel anything during the procedure, and sometimes a local anesthetic is all that's needed for a simple extraction. Most patients are surprised at how straightforward this type of procedure is.

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