Unfortunately, there are times when removing a tooth is the best option for a patient. This occurs when a tooth is too decayed for fillings or root canals to repair and the infection in the tooth threatens to spread to other parts of the mouth. Extraction can also occur when a tooth is too chipped or broken for crowns or veneers to repair.
Looking further ahead, we have many ways of replacing the tooth you’ve lost. Dentures, bridgework, and dental implants are all methods of replacing teeth in which we specialize. Once again, we’ll work closely with you decide which alternative will work best for you.