When you are suffering from infection or other tooth damage, you may be recommended for an extraction. Teeth are most often removed to prevent damage from spreading to nearby healthy teeth. Fortunately, we offer a number of replacement options if you need an extraction.
Listen to some of our patients to learn more about the treatment experience.
Dr. Kurtz and Dr. Lee at Greater Connecticut Oral & Dental Implant Surgery offer a wide scope of oral surgery treatments for patients of all ages, including general tooth extraction. When you come to our practice for treatment, you will be seen by one of our oral surgeons who will perform an oral examination, review or request diagnostic images, and create a treatment plan to improve your oral health.
Gum disease, tooth decay, or injury can affect oral health so severely that a tooth may be recommended for extraction. Other times, a healthy tooth may need to be removed as a part of an overall orthodontic or oral surgery treatment plan.
If the extracted tooth requires replacement, your oral surgeon can go over your options for tooth restoration. Our practices in Danbury, CT, and New Milford, CT, offer dental implant-based tooth replacement options, such as dental implants and All-on-4®.
While local anesthesia is commonly used for a tooth extraction, other options for anesthesia may be discussed, depending on your specific treatment plan. Dr. Kurtz and Dr. Lee will go over your treatment plan during your first visit.
There can be many reasons why a tooth is recommended for removal; usually, it is either because a tooth is beyond saving, or if it risks the health of the surrounding teeth. Common reasons for a tooth extraction may include
Greater Connecticut Oral & Dental Implant Surgery can improve your oral health with experienced oral surgeons, a welcoming and knowledgeable care team, and customized treatment plans in a safe, comfortable, and sterile setting. Our practices are located in Danbury, CT, and New Milford, CT, for your convenience. If you or your child have been recommended for a tooth extraction or any other oral surgery need, we hope you will think of Greater Connecticut Oral & Dental Implant Surgery.