You and may determine that you need a tooth extraction for any number of reasons. Some teeth are extracted because they are severely decayed; others may have advanced periodontal disease, or have broken in a way that cannot be repaired. Other teeth may need removal because they are poorly positioned in the mouth (such as impacted teeth), or in preparation for orthodontic treatment.
The removal of a single tooth can lead to problems related to your chewing ability, problems with your jaw joint, and shifting teeth, which can have a major impact on your dental health.
The Extraction Process
Here at Worcester Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry we typically refer our patients to an Oral Surgeon to complete the extraction procedure. will examine the tooth in question, create a referral, and send all necessary rediographs to one of the oral surgeons listed below:
- Central Mass Oral Surgery www.centralmassoms.com
- Worcester Oral Surgery www.worcesteroralsurgery.com