When it comes to tooth extractions, we want to go in there and remove the diseased tooth, the broken tooth with as little trauma to the patient as possible. I always joke with people and tell them, 'I'm using more of my brain than my brawn.'
Removing your natural teeth is always going to be the last choice by your trusted San Pedro, CA dentist at Shook Dental Care. We will do all we can to save the life of your real teeth, but there are times when a tooth extractions are necessary to keep the rest of your healthy teeth safe.
Top San Pedro, CA dentist Dr. Victoria Shook has more than 20 years’ experience with tooth extractions and will make sure you have a pain-free experience. Call our San Pedro, CA office today at 310-982-6333 to schedule a time to come in and discuss your dental options.
Reasons You May Need a Tooth Removed
Root canals, dental crowns, and dental fillings are all options that top San Pedro, CA dentist Dr. Victoria Shook will consider to save your natural teeth, but there are instances where the only thing we can do to save your smile is take out one or more of your teeth. Here are a few of the conditions that may lead to a tooth extraction.
- Broken Tooth
- Infected Tooth
- Crowded Mouth
- Preparation for Dentures
Step #1 – The first part of this process is your consultation with Dr. Shook. She will examine your mouth, take digital images, and help you decide on the right course of action. If we can avoid a tooth extraction, we will. If we can’t, we will set up your extraction procedure.
Step #2 – The area surrounding your tooth is numbed before your procedure to help keep you comfortable. Once you are totally numb, Dr. Victoria Shook will gently remove your damaged tooth. From there, Shook Dental Care offers a number of tooth replacement options to help you refill your smile:
- Dental Bridge
- Digital Dentures
- Dental Implants
Get the Relief You Need with Help from Dr. Shook
Call our San Pedro, CA dentist today at 310-982-6333 to schedule your dental appointment. Another way to schedule your appointment is through our online form. With our concierge services such as warm blankets and our caring dental staff, we will make sure you are comfortable during your entire tooth extraction procedure.
Dr. Victoria Shook has professional affiliations with the California Dental Association (CDA), the American Dental Association (ADA), and more, which makes her one of the trusted dentists in San Pedro, CA.