Our caring dentists and team at Smiles Dental work hard to help you keep your smile in good health. This includes helping you keep your teeth healthy for a lifetime. Certain circumstances, however, may make tooth extraction (tooth removal) the best available option for improving your oral health. In these cases, you can rest assured that our team will provide you with a dental experience that is as comfortable as possible. For more information, please feel free to contact your nearest Smiles Dental office.

What Is a Tooth Extraction?

Tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth. While we strive to avoid the need to remove a tooth whenever possible, certain conditions may make tooth extraction the most effective option for returning your smile to good health and function. Following the tooth extraction, we are happy to provide you with one of our excellent tooth replacement treatments, if needed, to restore your smile to optimal health, beauty, and function.

Dental Issues that May Require An Extraction

  • Severe infection that has destroyed a significant portion of the tooth and supporting bone structure
  • Serious decay that has damaged a tooth beyond repair, making a successful restoration impossible
  • Crowding caused by too many teeth to properly fit in the mouth

Wisdom Teeth Removal

We provide wisdom teeth removal—one of the most common extractions–in both our Oregon and Washington locations. Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars that usually appear between the ages of 15 and 25. While some people’s wisdom teeth come in without a hitch, it’s fairly common for these final molars to cause issues. If your wisdom teeth are coming in at an angle, causing crowding, or damaging your surrounding teeth, please call our office for a consultation!

Schedule Your Smile Consultation

Our Dentist uses great care and skill when performing a tooth extraction to ensure that your dental experience is as comfortable and painless as possible. We will also provide you with detailed post-treatment care instructions so you can properly take care of your smile as it heals. For more information on tooth extraction and to schedule your personalized consultation at our friendly dental office, we invite you to call or visit us today. We are committed to improving your smile!