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