It is always our highest priority to retain as much of your natural tooth material as possible during restorative treatment. No type of dental restoration is as strong as your natural enamel, but it’s a reality for most people that some amount of restorative treatment is required in order to maintain a healthy set of teeth.
Even so, there are cases where decay may progress too far, or infection may occur within a tooth, and the best option for reducing your pain and maintaining your dental health is for a tooth to be extracted.
The aim of all dental care at our clinic is to maintain and improve your overall dental health and ensure that any issues you face don’t worsen. In some cases extracting a tooth is the best option for achieving that goal, and here are some conditions where that may be the case:
Regardless of the reason for a tooth extraction, the end goal is the optimal health of your smile for years to come.
Whether you have overcrowding or irreparable decay or damage, an extraction may be your best option for eliminating pain and keeping a healthy mouth.
Having a tooth removed is a common and straightforward process. Prior to the procedure, our team will discuss how to prepare yourself before the treatment and care for the extraction site afterwards. As with any treatment, we strive to ensure you feel ready and well-informed.
The procedure itself requires only a few minutes per tooth and in many cases and in many cases patients choose IV sedation as an anaesthetic method, but we’ll discuss your options ahead of time so you can choose what suits you best. We’ll also prescribe mild pain relievers to alleviate any discomfort you experience after the procedure.
If you’re in a situation that matches the reasons we’ve described above and you suspect that a tooth extraction may be applicable, please call 403-252-7608 or book an appointment online so we may assess your condition and discuss your options with you.
Our dentists will be able to recommend a course of action and answer your questions, so that you can make an informed choice towards improving your long-term dental health.