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Otherwise known as “pulling teeth,” a tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from the bone. Your dentist may suggest a tooth extraction if you have wisdom teeth or other impacted teeth that can damage your other teeth.
Tooth extraction can also help lower the risks of overcrowding or infection. At Platinum Dental Care Lehi, our team works hard to preserve each of our patient’s natural teeth. Stop by our office and see how we can save your teeth today!
Does a tooth extraction hurt?
Before a tooth extraction, your dentist will use anesthesia to prevent pain during the treatment. Some discomfort, swelling and residual bleeding are expected but if excessive bleeding or pain lasting longer than four hours after the extraction takes place, contact your dentist right away.
What are the reasons for a
- To protect teeth
- If a tooth is impacted
- Tooth damage
- Tooth decay
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