At Healthy Smiles Dental Care, we understand how important preserving your natural teeth is. That’s why we never suggest an extraction unless it’s absolutely necessary to keep your surrounding teeth healthy. In cases that we do recommend tooth extractions in Muskegon, we’ll consult with you and answer any questions and concerns you may have. We can also walk you through some of our tooth replacement solutions, like dental implants, to help rebuild your grin to be healthier and stronger after the procedure.
There are several reasons in which wee would suggest a tooth extraction, but only if the problem has progressed so much that, unless we remove the tooth, it will impact your other healthy teeth. Some of these situations include:
Most people are born with anywhere from one to four wisdom teeth. Today, these teeth don’t serve much of a purpose to us, but they can cause serious problems if they aren’t removed and they pose a threat to the health of your other teeth. We’ll suggest removing wisdom teeth in the following cases: