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Tooth Extractions Coral Springs & Hollywood

Are you aware that tooth extractions is a relatively standard dental procedure? Tooth extraction is a process that involves the removal of a tooth from its socket. There are several reasons you might need a tooth extraction. Generally, your dentist tries to save your natural teeth, but sometimes the conditions of your tooth may not be treatable, so tooth extractions are required. If you are facing any issues with your teeth, contact Delight Dental Smiles immediately. We are conveniently located in the heart of Coral Springs, FL.

When is a tooth extraction necessary?

  • Sometimes, you can repair broken or damaged teeth with a filling, a crown, or other dental treatments. However, in a few cases, the damage is too severe to repair, making your dentist recommend extraction.
  • Another reason for extraction is due to decay or infection that has reached deep into the tooth.
  • Trauma or injury can also lead to the extraction.
  • If your baby teeth did not fall out and the permanent teeth have already started to come out.
  • In the case of orthodontic treatment to create room for teeth as they move into place


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Advantages of tooth extractions

  1. You will be relieved from the pain caused by your tooth decay.
  2. A tooth extraction stops the spread of infection, affecting the other teeth, the surrounding tissues, and bones.
  3. You may need room for future implants or different procedures.
  4. Tooth extraction could be a solution for patients with crooked teeth or teeth that are too big to fit in the mouth. This extraction makes way for the other teeth to adjust to their proper places. These cases may not be for every patient with crooked teeth. Contact Dr. Rodriguez to see if this is the right choice for you.

Who is eligible for tooth extraction?

  1. If you have gum disease, this will prevent your gum from getting infected with bacteria.
  2. When your teeth jaws become infected or bone loss occurs and causes your teeth to fall out, dental tooth extraction is recommended.
  3. If you have severe periodontal diseases that loosen the teeth.
  4. When it is time to remove your tooth( for teenagers).
  5. If you have a wisdom tooth.

Types of dental extraction

  • Surgical extraction- During the procedure, you will receive a local anesthetic that numbs the area around your tooth. The dentist then uses an elevator to loosen the tooth and forceps to remove the tooth.
  • Simple extraction- A patient might receive local anesthesia in this procedure, making him calm and relaxed. Once you feel no pain, Dr. Rodriguez will simply pull the tooth out from its socket.

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What next after tooth extraction?

After the procedure, it is important to keep the area clean to prevent infection. Your dentist, Dr. Rodriguez, will ask you to bite down on gauze to reduce bleeding. Our team at the office will provide aftercare instructions. Expect some amount of pain and discomfort after the extraction. Dr. Rodriguez will prescribe antibiotics and painkillers, depending on the situation.

Things to watch out for after tooth extraction

Visit your dentist in Coral Springs, Florida, if you have any of the following:

  • Pain that becomes more severe a day after the extraction
  • Bleeding becomes hard to control
  • Swelling around the extraction site worsens
  • Itching or rashes occur after taking medication.

Getting a tooth extraction in Coral Springs & Hollywood, FL

If you know you need an extraction, you can always call Delight Dental Smiles as we have an experienced dentist who provides affordable dental care in the area of Coral Springs, Florida. Dr. Arianna Rodriguez is gentle and offers tooth extraction procedures for patients in need of tooth extraction. Schedule an appointment with our team by calling (954) 406-6942 to see if a tooth extraction is the right choice for you.