Tooth Extractions Provide Smile-Saving Pain Relief

It’s never normal for your tooth or teeth to hurt, but if they do it could be sign that you need a tooth extraction in South Miami, FL. There are a lot of reasons why your tooth could hurt, from infection to dental trauma or even failure to develop properly, but in any situation, tooth pain should be considered a serious condition that requires immediate attention to determine the source of your discomfort. Most of the time our periodontist, Dr. Jorge Ramirez will be able to treat your condition and save your tooth, which is always his ultimate goal, but there are some cases where removing the tooth is the best solution to restore health to your smile and protect it from further harm. The following are common conditions that may require tooth extraction:

  • Dental trauma
  • Excess teeth
  • Impacted or crooked wisdom teeth
  • Irreversible infection or severe dental disease
  • Preparation for dental implant placement
  • Retained baby teeth
  • Tooth rot or decay

When Can Tooth Extraction Benefit You?

Dr. Ramirez’s goal is always to save your tooth whenever possible, but his ultimate goal is to keep your smile healthy and beautiful now and well into the future. If your smile is at risk, he may recommend a tooth extraction to treat the problem at the source. Once the cause of your discomfort has been removed, you’ll notice significant improvement almost immediately.

The Relief You Need, Without Additional Discomfort

Tooth extraction can sound scary and painful, but we incorporate the latest, most modern techniques and technology periodontics has to offer to ensure the safety and comfort of our patients. With these techniques and technologies, tooth extraction in South Miami, FL is actually a very quick and virtually painless in-office procedure. We are always happy to add one of our sedation dentistry options so you can get the relief you need in a relaxed, stress-free environment without any unnecessarily added pain.

Tooth extractions benefit patients struggling with:

  • Infection that has or can spread to surrounding, healthy teeth
  • Infection that has afflicted the tooth’s roots, getting access to the rest of the mouth and jaw bone
  • Decay that affects the integrity of the tooth’s supporting structures
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Tooth Extraction for Dental Implant Placement

In many cases, tooth extractions are performed in preparation for dental implant placement. Dental implants are modern dentistry’s solution for missing teeth, and when placed immediately following extraction they eliminate the risk of jaw bone or further tooth loss, keeping your smile healthy and your appearance more youthful.