Many dental patients with any level or form of dental anxiety or phobia are typically all triggered by the same procedures. These procedures can include dental fillings, root canals, and even extractions. Before we go on into the rest of the article, it is important to note and understand that dental extractions are only done when all other resources have been exercised and this is the only viable solution to later stage disorders and diagnosis.
Extractions are typically at the bottom of the list for dental professionals in terms of a procedure that they see fit. For most dentists, dental extractions are seen as an extreme procedure.
Extractions can be a great benefit to certain patients that require or need certain teeth taken out due to being troublesome, or in order to make space for impending dental implants. If a dentist has found that your teeth are unable to be helped by using other means, treatments, or procedures, then a dental extraction may be the only viable option left for the health of your entire body.
It is important to remember that teeth and the health of the gums is directly correlated and interacts with the health of your whole body. With that being said, if there are teeth that are infected, or are of danger or detriment to the rest of your mouth, then it is best to remove them completely from the body in order to stop the spread of possible infection.
The best way to know if a dental extraction is the best option for you is by talking to a dental professional with your best interest in mind. At R. Boyd Gilleland DDS, we work with our patients to ensure that the right decision is being made with the appropriate amount of thought and care. Don’t hesitate if you have pending conditions that are worrying you to the point of seeking professional treatment. Our office located in Port Charlotte would love the opportunity to meet you and your family by means of making an initial appointment. Call us today!