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No one wants to hear that they need a tooth extracted, but sometimes it's an unavoidable step towards maintaining optimal oral health and overall well-being. At Beautiful Smiles, we strive to provide skilled, reliable care. We'll recommend an extraction when indicated, explain why, discuss how the procedure gets performed, and what you can expect afterward. We'll also review your teeth replacement options, if needed, to rebuild a complete and beautiful smile.

  1. Severe Decay or Damage

    When a tooth suffers from extensive decay or severe damage, sometimes it becomes impossible to restore its form and functionality through conventional dental treatments such as root canal therapy, fillings, or crowns. In such cases, extraction becomes a viable solution to prevent the spread of infection and preserve the health of surrounding teeth.

  2. Advanced Periodontal Disease

    If left untreated, periodontal disease can progress to an advanced stage where the supporting structures of the teeth, including the gums and bone, are compromised. Extracting affected teeth in such scenarios not only halts the spread of infection but also aids tissue healing and prevents further oral health issues.

  3. Retained or Ankylosed Baby Teeth

    While baby teeth typically fall out as scheduled, occasionally, one may remain in place and fail to loosen. Either the baby tooth's roots have not resorbed, or the baby tooth has become ankylosed and fused to the supporting bone. In many of these cases, we'll recommend an extraction to facilitate the eruption or alignment of an underlying permanent tooth.

  4. Impacted Wisdom Teeth

    Wisdom teeth, or third molars, often emerge with complications. If these teeth are poorly positioned or impacted, meaning they do not fully emerge from the gum line, they can lead to pain, infection, and damage to neighboring teeth. Extracting impacted wisdom teeth can alleviate discomfort and prevent potential complications.

  5. Preparation for Orthodontic Treatment

    In some orthodontic cases, extraction might be necessary to create the ideal spacing for teeth alignment. This strategic removal can facilitate the success of orthodontic treatments with braces or aligner systems, ensuring a more harmonious and aesthetically pleasing smile.

  6. Traumatic Injuries to Teeth

    Accidents or injuries to the mouth can result in significant damage to teeth. In cases where the trauma is too extensive for repair, extractions represent the best option to prevent further problems and restore oral health. The goal is to address the immediate concerns and pave the way for potential future tooth replacement options.

While the thought of dental extractions may initially evoke concerns, understanding the reasons behind this procedure can underscore its importance in preserving one's smile and supporting oral health and wellness. Remember that at Beautiful Smiles, we are dedicated to providing you with the best possible care and support throughout your dental journey.

Should you have any questions or concerns about tooth extractions, please don't hesitate to reach out to our friendly and knowledgeable staff. We're always here to help guide you through each step of your oral health journey. Thank you for choosing Beautiful Smiles as your trusted dental care provider!

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North Miami Hours

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Contact Info

1368 North University Drive
Plantation, FL 33322
1075 N.E. 125th Street
North Miami, FL 33161