A tooth extraction is the procedure done to remove a tooth from its socket in the jawbone that is damaged beyond repair.
Extractions are generally classified as either non-surgical (also known as "simple") or surgical (involving cutting procedures). A simple procedure can become a surgical procedure if the tooth fractures or refuses to loosen under pressure.
We can administer local anesthesia alone or in combination with nitrous oxide ("laughing gas").
We also offer wisdom tooth extractions for adolescents to young adults with conscious sedation.
For more information on extractions, please contact us.
For an in-depth article about extractions, visit the oral care site maintained by Colgate.