Tooth extraction or having teeth "pulled" in among patient's most dreaded prospects. Before extraction, every effort will be made to repair and restore your tooth. However, sometimes a tooth extraction is necessary.
- Severe tooth decay
- Supernumerary teeth (Extra tooth)
- Severe gum disease
- In preparation for orthodontics
- When teeth cannot be restored endodontically
- Fractured teeth
- Before medical treatment i.e. radiation/chemotherapy
An extraction can be a simple extraction or a sugical extraction depending upon various factor.