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Tooth Extractions

Tooth extractions are regimen dental procedures used to remove decayed, damaged or otherwise problematic teeth. The first and foremost priority of the dentist is the preservation of the patient’s natural teeth, however sometimes it becomes necessary to extract the tooth/teeth. Although, the procedure is performed in a dentist’s office, it is considered as surgery. The tooth/teeth may be replaced with dental implants or with some other oral prosthetics, depending upon which tooth/teeth needs replacement.

There are several reasons why you could need a tooth extraction.

Severe tooth decay and cavities are the general grounds on which people need to opt for tooth extractions. Nevertheless, many patients also need to be subjected to extractions is for impacted teeth, which is a problem that usually occurs with the wisdom teeth. Advanced periodontal disease, cracked teeth, and teeth that are severely malformed can also cause tooth extractions. Even though, under several conditions extractions are unavoidable, some could be prevented with routine visits to the dentist for oral examinations and cleanings.