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Tooth Extractions

Why are tooth extractions needed?

When teeth are damaged beyond repair by decay or injury, extraction may be necessary. This procedure also applies to teeth compromised by gum disease. Other common reasons for tooth extraction include:

  • Crowding: To prevent misalignment, teeth may be removed to make room for others, especially if baby teeth don't fall out in time.
  • Orthodontics: Extractions can facilitate the alignment of remaining teeth during orthodontic treatment.
  • Wisdom Teeth: Often removed in late teens or early twenties if they're impacted, cause pain, or lead to other dental issues.
  • Supernumerary Teeth: Extra teeth that disrupt normal tooth arrangement might need removal.
  • Medical Treatments: Teeth may be extracted in preparation for radiation or other treatments that could compromise dental health.

Simplifying the process, the goal is to maintain oral health and function, whether addressing overcrowding, preparing for braces, managing wisdom teeth issues, or ensuring safety during medical treatments.

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