How Do You Know If You Need An Extraction?

Your dentist may recommend extracting a tooth if:
Wisdom teeth (which typically come in during your teens or twenties), might need to be extracted if they are decayed, infected, or causing pain. They may get impacted (stuck underneath another tooth) which also requires extractions.

Types Of Extractions

Most visible teeth can be removed with a simple extraction, where your dentist loosens the tooth. Then removes it carefully with forceps. This procedure typically requires just a local anesthetic (an injection).

A surgical extraction may be needed if:

During a surgical extraction, a local anesthetic may be provided if needed.

Contact Us Today

At Medico M.D. we want good oral hygiene to be affordable for everyone. That’s why we offer dental exams & x-rays for $49 for cash patients. If you or a family member haven’t had a dental exam within the last six months we encourage you to give us a call at 1-844-9MEDICO or fill out an appointment request form.

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