There was a time when any dental problem had one solution – to pull it out. We have come a long way since then. Today, tooth extraction is the last resort. The aim is to prolong the life of the natural tooth and preserve the full tooth or even just the root and a few cusps. Nothing can replace it in function.
At Prestigious Smiles Dentistry, Texas, we are experts at full mouth rehab and oral surgery. Dr. Arezo Zarghouni will explore and explain all options, and ensure everything is done to restore your natural teeth. Until then, let’s understand the necessity of a tooth extraction.
As a treatment option, tooth extraction is cheapest but the world of dentistry has evolved. You should consider extraction as a treatment only under the following circumstances:
Of the above conditions, tooth decay is one condition where we have many alternatives to removal. For the other conditions, extraction still would be the option. Some options to restore teeth without resorting to removal include the following:
Are you suffering from toothache and need a solution that does not lead to a tooth extraction procedure? Please visit our Dentist in Houston, TX at Prestigious Smiles Dentistry, Houston, Texas 77069. You can also call us at (281) 880-6666, and schedule an appointment.