Why Might I Need a Dental Extraction?
For most dentists, including those at our Kew East, VIC dental clinic, dental extractions are almost always a treatment of last resort. It’s usually better to save a tooth rather than extract it. But the truth is, saving a tooth is not always possible. There are some situations where extraction is necessary; sometimes extraction can actually protect oral health.
Here are the instances where we might recommend to patients that we extract a tooth.
Many people don’t realize that gum disease is one of the leading causes of tooth loss among Australian adults. If we treat gum disease early enough, the condition can be managed and the teeth can be protected. ...