About Our Tooth Extraction Services

tooth extraction being demonstrated on model of mouthDentists will always first try to save, repair, or restore a tooth. Unfortunately, in some cases, a tooth can’t be saved and must be removed. This is called tooth extraction.

If you have a tooth that needs to be extracted, it’s natural to feel anxious about such a procedure. Here’s what to know about it and what to expect afterward.

Why is Tooth Extraction Needed?

There are a range of reasons why a tooth may need to be extracted. These include decay, disease, and trauma. If the tooth can’t be repaired with a filling or crown due to trauma, such as in the case of a car accident, then decay and death will eventually occur, making extraction the only option.

In other instances, periodontal disease may have led to loosening of a tooth, making extraction a possibility. However, before we make any recommendations, we’ll fully evaluate your unique situation and personalize a dental care plan.

PRP & PRF After Tooth Extraction

PRP after tooth extraction, or platelet-rich plasma, might also be recommended. This helps to speed up the healing process once the procedure is complete.

Likewise, PRF, or platelet-rich fibrin, might be injected into the removal site after tooth extraction to prevent infection and enrich the area with proteins that further promote healing.

Post-Extraction Care

After your tooth extraction, you will experience some changes in your mouth. To help ensure a successful outcome and rapid healing, make sure you follow the instructions from your dental care team at Burns Dentistry. These will reduce the risk of an infection or complication after the tooth is extracted.

Have a Tooth that Needs Extraction? Call Today

We will always go the extra mile to restore and preserve your tooth. However, if tooth extraction is needed, we will walk you through each step of the process, answering questions and addressing concerns. Contact Burns Dentistry to make an appointment.

Read What Our Patients Have to Say

Burns Dentistry aims to constantly innovate our treatments and personalize our care based on the unique needs of every patient. Your comfort is a top priority when you visit our dentist office. Read how our patients enjoy their experience with our professional team.

“Excellent dental care and amazing office staff! So caring, thoughtful and so congenial -makes for a great experience!”

The Kennedy's

“I have never been to such a nice dentist office! Everyone is truly kind, gave me a tour, a welcome gift, and they have all the up to date tech. My hygienist, Felicia, was wonderful, knowledgable, and kind. I am truly looking forward to my future appointments.”

A. Babbitt

“I had the best experience at Burns dentistry. From the moment I walked in the receptionist greeted me by my name to when they called me back for my appointment. This was the first dental office that ever gave me a tour of there office which I thought was pretty neat. Office is really nice and clean. Dr. Holtan was very nice and friendly and loved how he took his time on explaining everything to me. So extremely grateful and highly recommend Burns Dentistry.”

B. Garcia

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