Are you nervous at the thought of coming to our office or having dental work done? We know that a large percentage of adults in America share this same fear. We’ve decided to be proactive about this situation. Not only do we offer a sedation option in the office, but we also have recently added a new member to our staff to help keep our patients calm and focused on something other than the treatment they are receiving. Our new staff member may be a little different than you are used to seeing in our office, but not to worry, he is currently being trained and ready to help when needed. Continue reading to learn more about our furry new team member.
Our main goal is to help you achieve the ultimate in dental health, and while that usually means that we try everything we can to save your teeth, there are times when it is just not possible. A tooth extraction could be needed for a number of reasons such as extreme dental decay, severe injury to the tooth, advanced periodontal disease, illness, or effects from medication. Children frequently need to have teeth extracted to make room for adult teeth to grow or before starting orthodontic treatment. A tooth extraction is when the entire tooth, including the root, is removed from the mouth.