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Smile Care When Your Tooth Needs To Be Extracted

What can you do to make sure your smile stays complete? By protecting yourself against advanced dental decay and gum disease, you can control your risk for the kinds of problems that make it necessary to extract teeth. Unfortunately, we understand that many people will still face these issues, while others can experience the misfortune of physical tooth trauma that leaves them with an incomplete smile. If your tooth is still in place but needs to be extracted, our Katy, TX dentist’s office can help. By taking care to remove the tooth in question before providing the appropriate prosthetic treatment, we can see to it that you will not have to worry about further complications when your smile is in a vulnerable state.

Am I Really Vulnerable To A Problem That Calls For Tooth Extraction?

Good oral hygiene efforts at home and consistent visits to your dentist for preventive care can lower your risk for problems that require more advanced restorative work. If you do not keep up with a good routine, you can experience issues with dental decay and gum disease that can worsen over time and put your smile at real risk. While complications from gum disease lead other causes for tooth loss, you also face risks from severe cavity issues as well as significant physical harm. While extracting a tooth is only something recommended when we cannot recommend a more conservative solution, we are prepared to do this for a patient and see to it that they have the appropriate prosthetic appliance put in place.

Carefully Removing An Unhealthy Tooth To Restore Your Oral Health

By taking care to extract your unhealthy tooth, we can see to it that its removal does not create new problems that can hurt your oral health and affect your ability to move forward with prosthetic treatment. The extraction process is made more comfortable by numbing both the tooth and the surrounding area, and we can provide important treatment after the extraction to ensure a safe and easy recovery period. We can also talk to you about what should take place after the removal itself; with the right prosthetic appliance, you will not have trouble biting and chewing, and you can maintain a lovely smile!

We Can Provide A Reliable, Implant-Held Prosthetic Restoration

Through the placement and restoration of a dental implant, you can regain your complete smile after you go through an extraction. The implant acts as an artificial root that ensures a prosthetic will stay set in place. It can also help you by stabilizing neighboring teeth and offering beneficial stimulation for your jawbone.

Talk To Your Katy, TX Dentist About Replacing A Lost Tooth

Through the safe removal of an unhealthy tooth and its replacement with a prosthetic, our practice can help you regain your oral health as well as your full, lovely smile! If you would like to find out more, reach out to Lathrop Dental Center in Katy, TX today at 832-437-3849!