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We Always Consider Your Comfort
Despite your best efforts, teeth sometimes need to be removed to protect your health.
When we've discussed all other possibilities and you've decided on extraction, we'll take every step to help you. Your well-being always takes priority in any treatment decision. Some patients prefer sedation to help with oral surgery, and we can include medicated options into your plan. Regardless, we take every measure to make even minor surgical procedures as comfortable as possible.
Teeth present varied levels of removal difficulty, but the Summit Dental Group team takes pride in helping every patient get numb with modern anesthetics to start every procedure. Once anesthesia settles in, careful steps are taken with instruments designed to elevate your tooth out of place. Specific instructions help you care for the area after your procedure, with prescriptions for any medications needed during the healing period.
While we consider the short-term management of your care, we should also discuss your long-term plans for replacing missing teeth. Leaving a space is always an option, but spaces in your smile can create appearance and functional challenges that are important to consider. Teeth slowly shift or migrate into open spaces, and minimizing the instability of an unbalanced bite can save a number of complications later in life.
Although our primary goal is to help your teeth stay healthy and functional, we can guide you through an extraction when needed. Fortunately, your mouth can be restored back to health after tooth removal. Since teeth help nourish our bodies and support our confidence, we will help you find a game plan that fits your short and long-term goals.
We can help you prevent further pain.
It's sometimes easy to ignore, but a little bit of tooth decay always leads to a little bit more. The outcome of these untreated problems inevitably becomes pain, emergency treatment, and tooth loss. Regular checkups help us identify existing and new cavities, and periodic cleanings at our practice remove mineralized deposits that harbor millions of harmful infection causing bacteria. Many studies suggest that illnesses like heart disease, endocarditis, and Alzheimer’s are linked to poor oral health. If you are in a high risk category we can work with you to create a customized approach to your visits and your dental home care routine.
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How Decay Can Take Your Health Away
It’s no exaggeration that tooth decay can lead to other serious health issues. But what is tooth decay, anyway? Simply, it’s cavities. And to understand why it may be dangerous you need to understand where cavities come from.
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At home, prevention may include brushing and flossing twice a day. But many strategies and oral health aids exist that may fit your situation even better. Our team can help customize solutions that enhance your daily efforts, often turning frustration into smiles at the healthy changes that occur.
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Amazing Smiles Team
Our dedicated dentists, and team here at Amazing Smiles always go the extra mile to make people comfortable, and from your first tooth to your golden years, we love caring for patients, especially those with dental anxiety.