WHAT IS EXTRACTION, DO WE NEED IT?

By: Smileway Dental

This is how teeth look like. The portion of teeth that we see in the mouth is just part of the whole teeth. The roots of teeth which are usually longer are within our bone and gums. Extraction is to remove the whole tooth itself, without leaving any roots.

Reasons for tooth extraction


When tooth cannot be saved from infection.

If tooth decay or damage extends to the pulp, bacteria can enter into the pulp, leading to infection. Can be corrected by root canal treatment but if can’t cure it, extraction may be needed.

A crowded teethΒ 

Sometimes dentist pull teeth to prepare the mouth for braces

Periodontal (gum) disease

Severe gum disease will cause loosening of teeth, which might cause pain, leading to extraction

Disadvantages of tooth extraction

The long term cost of replacing the tooth if you choose to do so. Tooth replacement is usually needed with dentures, implant or bridge, which will be more costly long term. Surrounding teeth may shift or move into the space where the tooth is missing. This can cause issues with your bite and oral hygiene. Missing teeth can affect speech, confidence and your ability to bite and chew.

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HamidBest
HamidBest
2023-12-09
The Dr’s are very good and friendly.
Henry KK
Henry KK
2023-11-23
Got a bridge and implant done by Dr Jon this year. Still holding up, looking forward to next and hopefully final treatment for missing tooth. Flexible payment terms and polite staff. Give them a try if you haven’t.
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Selvena Jeslinda Kaur
2023-11-22
Smileway service is great and makes you really comfortable with its services & the Dr. Treatment.. even with my last minute tooth problem they were willing to slot me in. Thank you Smileway for giving me back my smile..πŸ™πŸ˜πŸ˜
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2023-11-21
Having great experience so far. The doctor are very attentive and explain things very thoroughly without pushing for unncesssary treatment. The clinic is well lit and very cleanπŸ‘πŸ‘. It is on the first and second so it will be a bit hard if you have a bad leg.
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Karen Lee
2023-11-18
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2023-11-18
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Fiza Aziz
2023-11-14
Surveyed few dentists before I decided to do my wisdom tooth surgery here. Very good service by Dr Edwin who was very gentle throughout the procedure. Most importantly, it was painless. Had good experience with the follow-up sessions too and hope to receive the same experience in my next visit. The nurses and receptionists are very welcoming and friendly. Thumbs up for the good service and the will definitely come again.
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2023-11-01
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Francis ooi
2023-10-22
Do survey few clinic b4 do for my wisdom teeth, teeth implant n root canal .. final decision I choose here with dr Jon .. reasonable price with gd service .. lucky no pain at all . Tq πŸ™πŸ˜œ

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