3435 Orchard Lake Rd Keego Harbor, Michigan 48320

Tooth Extraction Keego Harbor, MI

Many patients are wary of dental treatments like extractions, fearing the pain and discomfort associated with removing teeth. However, our office ensures patients are comfortable and relaxed throughout their treatment. Dental extractions can also relieve pain from serious dental problems. We recommend dental extraction treatment for patients experiencing impacted teeth, infected teeth, and even overcrowding. A tooth extraction treatment in our Keego Harbor, MI, dental office can prevent future dental problems, including tooth decay and dental injuries. Our office also provides general dentistry services to patients in Keego Harbor, MI. 

Dental Extraction in Keego Harbor, MI

Tooth Extraction in Keego Harbor, MI

We can provide simple and complex tooth extractions for patients. Simple extractions remove teeth above the gum line and take only several minutes. We will use local anesthesia to numb the tooth before removing it from the mouth. Complex dental extractions can take hours to complete as they remove teeth at or below the gum line. We will use dental sedation during complex extractions so patients do not feel any pain.

Following your extraction, keeping the gauze on the extraction site or sites is a good idea. The gauze will help form a protective blood clot on the extraction site. If this clot is dislodged, it can expose the tooth nerves, which is highly painful. We will also recommend cold compresses and a soft diet to keep swelling down and to help the sites heal. If we remove a permanent tooth, we may recommend a dental implant. Dental implants can replace one or more missing teeth with titanium posts and false teeth.

Removing Wisdom Teeth

The wisdom teeth are the last permanent teeth to emerge in the mouth. They typically emerge in patients’ late teenage years or early twenties. However, wisdom teeth can also emerge later in life. The wisdom teeth emerge behind the back molars. Sometimes, wisdom teeth require removal if they become impacted, meaning they cannot emerge properly. If there is not enough room in the mouth for the wisdom teeth to emerge, they can dig into and damage adjacent teeth and cause overcrowding. We will remove wisdom teeth if we notice them emerging in order to prevent tooth damage, crooked teeth, and even possible decay, as overcrowded teeth are difficult to clean properly. 

Contact Our Dental Office

Call Orchard Lake Dental Care for comfortable dental extractions today at (248) 780-7062 or request a dental appointment on our website.