Surgical Procedures

Extractions

Tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth. While we strive to avoid the need to remove a tooth whenever possible, certain conditions may make tooth extraction the most effective option for returning your smile to good health and function. Following an extraction, we will provide you with one of our excellent tooth replacement options to restore your smile to optimal health, beauty, and function.

Several conditions may necessitate tooth extraction. Among these are:

  • Severe infection that has destroyed a significant portion of the tooth and supporting bone structure
  • Serious decay that has damaged a tooth beyond repair, making a successful restoration impossible
  • Crowding caused by too many teeth to correctly fit in the mouth

Our dentists and team use great care and skill when performing a tooth extraction to ensure that your experience is as comfortable and painless as possible. We will also provide you with detailed post-treatment care instructions so that you can adequately take care of your smile as it heals.

For more information on tooth extraction and to schedule your personalized consultation at our friendly dental office, we invite you to call or visit us today. We are committed to improving your smile!

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Frenectomy

A frenectomy is a surgical procedure typically performed under local anesthetic that removes or loosens a band of muscle tissue that is connected to the lip, cheek, or floor of the mouth.

A frenectomy is a painless procedure that can be performed in our office using a state-of-the-art laser. Complications are rare, and recovery time is minimal. Call us today to schedule an evaluation!