Tooth Extractions

What is a tooth extraction?

A tooth extraction is a dental procedure in which a tooth is removed from its socket in the jawbone. This procedure is typically performed when a tooth is severely damaged, decayed, infected, or overcrowded, and cannot be saved with other dental treatments like fillings or root canals. During the extraction, the dentist or oral surgeon numbs the area with local anesthesia and carefully loosens the tooth using specialized instruments before gently removing it. After the extraction, the dentist may provide instructions for post-operative care, such as applying ice packs to reduce swelling and avoiding certain foods or activities to promote healing.

What are the benefits of having Tooth Extractions treatment?

Relief from Pain and Discomfort

Tooth extractions can provide immediate relief from pain and discomfort caused by severe tooth decay, infection, or trauma. Removing the affected tooth can alleviate persistent pain and prevent further dental problems.


Prevention of Spread of Infection

Extracting a severely infected tooth can prevent the spread of infection to surrounding teeth, gums, and even the jawbone. By removing the source of infection, the risk of complications such as abscesses and systemic infections is reduced.


Improved Oral Health and Function

In cases of severely damaged or crowded teeth, extraction can improve overall oral health and function. By removing a problematic tooth, space is created for adjacent teeth to align properly, reducing the risk of dental misalignment, bite problems, and further damage to surrounding teeth.

Why choose Tooth Extractions at Globe Dental?

Expertise and Experience

We take pride in our extensive training and years of experience in performing tooth extractions. Our team is skilled in assessing dental conditions, determining the most suitable extraction method, and executing procedures with precision and care.

Compassionate Patient Care

At our practice, patient comfort and well-being are our top priorities. We strive to provide a supportive and reassuring environment, ensuring clear communication, addressing concerns, and delivering compassionate care throughout the entire extraction process.


State-of-the-Art Facilities and Technology

We are committed to offering the highest standard of care by investing in modern facilities and advanced technology. Our state-of-the-art equipment and sterile surgical suites enable us to perform extractions safely and efficiently, while advanced imaging technology aids in accurate diagnosis and treatment planning for optimal outcomes.


The level of pain experienced during a tooth extraction can vary. Typically, patients may feel pressure or discomfort during the procedure, but with local anesthesia, sharp pain is usually minimized. Afterward, some discomfort or mild pain may occur, manageable with over-the-counter pain medications prescribed by the dentist or oral surgeon.
Common reasons include severe tooth decay, advanced gum disease, impacted wisdom teeth, crowding, trauma, or preparation for orthodontic treatment.
Recovery time varies, but the initial healing period typically lasts one to two weeks. During this time, patients may experience swelling, discomfort, and mild bleeding. Following post-operative instructions can help expedite healing.
Yes, while generally safe, risks include infection, excessive bleeding, dry socket, nerve damage, and damage to surrounding teeth or structures. Following pre- and post-operative instructions helps minimize these risks.  
Options include dental implants, bridges, and removable partial dentures. Dental implants are the most durable and natural-looking option, while bridges and dentures provide alternative solutions depending on factors such as oral health, budget, and aesthetic preferences.