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- Stanley R. McCardle, D.M.D. | Family Dentistry
At our dental practice, we offer a range of services, including tooth extractions, to help patients maintain healthy teeth and gums. While we always aim to save teeth whenever possible, there are certain situations where a tooth extraction may be the best option for you. An extraction may be necessary for various reasons, such as: -Tooth Decay: Severe tooth decay can weaken the tooth structure and cause an infection. In some cases, a root canal procedure may not be enough to save the tooth, and an extraction may be necessary. -Gum Disease: Advanced gum disease can cause the teeth to loosen, making them more susceptible to infection. If the infection cannot be treated, an extraction may be necessary to prevent the spread of infection to other teeth. -Impacted Wisdom Teeth: Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, can become impacted if there is not enough room in the mouth for them to emerge. Impacted wisdom teeth can cause pain, infection, and damage to surrounding teeth. In such cases, an extraction may be necessary. -Orthodontic Treatment: In some cases, extractions may be necessary to create enough space in the mouth for orthodontic treatment, such as braces. At our practice, we understand that the thought of a tooth extraction may be daunting, but our experienced dental professionals are here to ensure that the process is as comfortable and stress-free as possible. We use modern techniques and equipment to ensure that the extraction is performed safely and efficiently. After the extraction, we will provide you with detailed instructions on how to care for the extraction site to promote healing and prevent complications. We may also discuss options for replacing the extracted tooth or teeth, such as dental implants or bridges. If you are experiencing dental issues that may require an extraction, do not hesitate to contact our practice to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced dental professionals. We are committed to providing you with the highest quality dental care and helping you maintain healthy teeth and gums.
812 Mitchell Street, Headland, AL, USA