Tooth Extraction An Overview
Our dentists will perform a tooth extraction only when deemed necessary. If you require tooth extraction, our team at Cosmetic Dentistry Associates can execute all aspects of your care in our Pomona, NY dentist office.
You may need a tooth extraction for a variety of reasons. For instance, we may recommend a tooth extraction if one or more of the following conditions apply:
- A damaged tooth that is beyond repair
- Dental trauma
- Overcrowded teeth
- Extensive tooth decay
- Bone loss in the jaw
- A severe infection
Depending on your specific case, you may need a simple tooth extraction or a surgical tooth extraction. Simple tooth extraction is performed when the tooth is visible. Surgical tooth extraction is performed when a tooth has not fully erupted from the gums. Our team can determine whether you will need a surgical or simple tooth extraction through digital x-rays.
Dr. Peter Auster and Dr. Frances Tang offer years of combined training to deliver exceptional dentistry to each of our patients. We work with you on a personal basis to better understand your needs and build a solution that is right for you. Your comfort and safety are a priority to our team, so we make every effort to ensure you are fully informed of all aspects of your care. We work one-on-one with anxious patients to ensure you feel relaxed and comfortable during your treatment. During your visit, we will explore all of your treatment options and tailor a comprehensive plan to meet your needs.
Wisdom Teeth Removal in Pomona, NY
In many cases, wisdom teeth develop in the late teens to the early twenties. Most patients will need to have at least one or more of their wisdom teeth removed. Since our jaws are not designed to support the wisdom teeth, they often grow in at an angle or partially erupt, which can cause issues for your existing teeth. Most dentists recommend removing the wisdom teeth before they begin to cause you pain or discomfort.
Left untreated, fully or partially impacted wisdom teeth can cause inflammation, infection, and facial pain; this can also increase your risk of gum disease and tooth decay because partially or fully impacted wisdom teeth can be an easy target for plaque buildup. The wisdom teeth are in a hard to reach space, behind your second molars, which makes them difficult to clean. In many cases, patients don’t experience any signs of needing their wisdom teeth removed, which is why it is important to visit our Pomona dentist office regularly. During your visit, we can assess the condition of your wisdom teeth and make the best recommendations for your oral health.
Our team of dentists an in-house periodontist performs all phases of the wisdom teeth removal and tooth extraction process in the comfort of our Pomona dentist office. We offer comprehensive dental care to patients of all ages, so you and your family can receive the dental care you need in one convenient location.