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Extractions in Phoenix | oral surgery, wisdom teeth extractions, oral surgeon, wisdom tooth surgery, tooth removal, surgical extractions | tooth decay, tooth infections, impacted teeth, wisdom teeth, extra teeth, fractured teeth

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Extractions
 

Extractions:  Extractions are performed for a wide variety of reasons, including tooth decay that has destroyed enough tooth structure to render the tooth non-restorable. Extractions of impacted or problematic wisdom teeth are routinely performed, as are extractions of some permanent teeth to make space for orthodontic treatment. 

Wisdom teeth extractions:  Wisdom teeth often cause problems as they are trying to protrude through the gums. When a wisdom tooth is impacted, it means the tooth is coming in at an angle and not straight through the gum line. This can cause pain, the tooth can come in unevenly, or the tooth may only emerge partially.  When a wisdom tooth only emerges partially a flap of skin, called an operculum, may form over the tooth. This can make the tooth hard to clean, and pieces of food may be caught under the skin. This makes it easy for an infection, called pericoronitis, to develop. It will usually go away on its own, but it causes swelling and pain in the area.  Impacted teeth and wisdom teeth that can potentially cause problems, like infections, need to be removed.

Extraction Site Preservation:  When removing a tooth it is important to consider what will be done with the empty space after that tooth is removed. Wisdom teeth are in the back of the mouth, so that site will heal on its own with no complications. If it is necessary to remove another tooth, plans must be made. If a tooth is removed and nothing is done with the extraction site, the jaw bone will degenerate and change shape during healing and can cause your teeth to shift. This can create problems in your bite and affect your ability to speak and chew.




 
 
 
Phoenix Dentist. Dr. Roy Shim provides Extractions, oral surgery, wisdom teeth extractions, oral surgeon, wisdom tooth surgery, tooth removal, surgical extractions to patients suffering from tooth decay, tooth infections, impacted teeth, wisdom teeth, extra teeth, fractured teeth in Glendale , 85017, 85051, . Glendale Dentist providing Extractions in Phoenix, .