A tooth extraction procedure is the process of removing a tooth. If you think you might need a tooth removed, give Lakewood Dental Centre in Winnipeg, MB a call at (204) 977-8515 to schedule an appointment with general dentist Dr. Dhillon or Dr. McDermid. It might even be possible to save your tooth with a root canal, but if not, we also have several replacement teeth options, such as dental implants and dental bridges, that we can discuss after your extraction.
Tooth Extraction Causes
There are many reasons you might need a tooth removed. Just know, no matter the reason, Dr. Dhillon and Dr. McDermid are here to help you.David J. on receiving the best care at Lakewood Dental Centre
- There is not enough room in your mouth for your wisdom teeth
- You have a bad tooth that is causing you pain
- Your tooth is causing overcrowding
- Your tooth experienced a type of trauma
- You have a health issue that makes it necessary
There’s no way to know for sure if you need your tooth removed or why it needs to be removed until you’re seen by a dentist for a comprehensive dental exam. At your exam, we can ask you questions and take a digital X-ray to better understand what your dental health needs are. If you do need your tooth removed, we offer sedation options for oral surgery.
Tooth Extraction Aftercare
After your tooth is removed, Lakewood Dental Centre will provide you with aftercare instructions. The space in the gums left behind after a tooth is removed is called a socket. It takes time for a tooth socket to heal and fill with new gum tissue. Proper care can minimize risk of the socket becoming infected.