Permanent teeth were made to last a lifetime, but there are a number of reasons why you may need to have a tooth pulled. Tooth extraction is fairly common, and our experienced dentist is skilled in wisdom tooth evaluation, emergency tooth removal, and the dental implant procedure that usually follows teeth extraction. You may be wondering, what is a tooth extraction and how do I know if I need one? When a tooth has been broken or damaged by decay or infection, we will try to fix it with a filling, crown, or other treatment.
Sometimes, however, there is too much damage, and the tooth cannot be repaired. In a case like this, an extraction may be necessary. Many questions arise when you have dental concerns; please call us at (661) 323-1000 and schedule a consultation so we can address your concerns and questions.
Here are some of the various reasons for tooth extractions: