Although an extraction should be one of the last resorts when it comes to solving problems with your smile, there are times when it is the best option for your oral health. When you visit Robertson Dental for a tooth extraction in Silver Spring, Maryland, our dentist and team will make sure that your appointment is a comfortable one and that you understand your post-op instructions. Dr. Alicia Robertson will also be happy to meet with you to discuss your restoration options. If one of your teeth is giving you trouble, call 301-588-3310 today to schedule your visit.
Tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth. While we strive to avoid the need to remove a tooth whenever possible, certain conditions may make tooth extraction the most effective option for returning your smile to good health and function. Following the tooth extraction, we are happy to provide you with one of our excellent tooth replacement treatments to restore your smile to optimal health, beauty and function.
Several conditions may necessitate tooth extraction. Among these are:
- Severe infection that has destroyed a significant portion of the tooth and supporting bone structure
- Serious decay that has damaged a tooth beyond repair, making a successful restoration impossible
- Crowding caused by too many teeth to properly fit in the mouth
Our dentist and team use great care and skill when performing a tooth extraction to ensure that your experience is as comfortable and painless as possible. We will also provide you with detailed post-treatment care instructions so that you can properly take care of your smile as it heals. For more information on tooth extraction and to schedule your personalized consultation at our friendly dental office, we invite you to call or visit us today. We are committed to improving your smile!