Tooth Extractions in Raleigh, NC

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While Dr. Vivian Throop makes every attempt to rescue and maintain your natural teeth, there are instances where a tooth or teeth may have to be extracted. A simple extraction takes out a tooth that's visible over the gumline. This is normally used for a tooth that's damaged or decayed beyond repair. A surgical extraction takes out a tooth that hasn't erupted above the gums. Surgical extractions are commonly done to take out wisdom teeth and impacted teeth that don't have enough space to fit into your smile. No matter the reason for getting an extraction at City of Oaks Dental, our team will give you the best treatment. Our Raleigh, NC office provides multiple sedation techniques, such as nitrous oxide and oral conscious sedation, and that means you can remain comfortable during your procedure. Contact our team to find out more or to schedule an exam with Dr. Throop to enhance your smile.

Dental extractions are performed in our office using local anesthesia on the area near the tooth being removed. Different types of sedation could be used, depending on the extent of the extraction and to also help you stay relaxed in case you have any dental worries. When you're prepared, Dr. Throop will start the procedure. For a simple extraction, Dr. Throop will loosen up the tooth using a special device known as an elevator prior to removal. A surgical extraction entails making incisions in your gums to get to the tooth. If needed, the tooth might be broken into smaller pieces so that it can be taken out. When the tooth is removed, Dr. Throop will stitch the incision in the gums. A prescription for antibiotics may be written before and after the procedure — in case you have a current infection, if your immune system is weak, if the process is extended, or if you have some other special health conditions.

Whether you have a tooth that is damaged or if your mouth doesn't have space for a new tooth, a simple and efficient tooth extraction at City of Oaks Dental can help in improving your smile and oral health. Make an appointment with Dr. Throop at her office in Raleigh, NC to find out more about surgical and simple tooth extractions. If you have dental anxieties or fears, ask about sedation options to help you stay calm and relaxed during your procedure.

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