Tooth Extraction in Boca Raton, FL
Many people associate extractions with severe pain and discomfort. Perhaps it’s because of the many falsehoods peddled about dental visits, or maybe it’s as a result of past dental experiences. At Dental Care of Boca Raton, extractions are a painless affair. We work hard to ensure our patients’ comfort during all procedures.
Besides explaining all steps of treatment, we also offer anesthesia and sedation dentistry to guarantee patients’ well-being. Contact us today if you’re hoping to get an extraction in Boca Raton.
Signs You Need an Extraction
- You have one or several teeth that are significantly decayed or damaged beyond repair, in which case root canal treatment will not work, and extraction is the only option.
- Your teeth are overcrowded, and you need some of them removed as the first step to orthodontic treatment.
- You have a primary tooth that is competing for space with a permanent tooth.
- You are experiencing wisdom tooth inflammation.
What to Expect
For a simple extraction, our dentist begins by loosening the tooth from its socket using a tool known as an elevator. Afterward, the dentist grasps and pulls out the tooth using forceps. Surgical extraction near you involves cutting through the gum tissue to access the affected tooth. Surgical extractions are recommended when a tooth is impacted, or if it’s so severely decayed that it cannot be pulle