If your tooth is damaged or decayed and can’t be repaired with a filling or crown first, your dentist may decide to remove the tooth as a last resort.
When your tooth can’t be repaired, tooth removal may be the best option for you. However, your dentist will talk through your options with you during your consultation
While many teens and some adults get their wisdom teeth removed, there are other reasons why tooth extractions may be necessary for adulthood.
Although permanent teeth seem to last a lifetime, there are many reasons why teeth need to be extracted. A very common cause of tooth extraction involves a tooth that is badly damaged, these injuries can be from impact or caries that need to be repaired.
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Tooth extractions are sometimes required to take care of problematic teeth. If you think you might need a tooth removed book an appointment now.
Other reasons :
- A mouth that has no room for extra teeth
- Risk of infection