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Extractions: A Last Resort but Sometimes a Smart Choice

At Family Dentistry of Royal Oak, our goal is to help you keep your natural teeth for a lifetime. And although this is always our last resort, sometimes it means that a tooth extraction will be required to protect your remaining teeth. Here are some situations in which removal of a tooth in Royal Oak may be the best solution for your oral health.

When Do I Need an Extraction?

Here are the scenarios in which a tooth extraction may be your best choice:

  • Deep dental decay or infection. If decay has reached the nerve of your tooth, and it's damaged your tooth beyond what root canal therapy can restore, it will be ...

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3 Signs That Your Wisdom Teeth Are Becoming a Problem

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Wisdom teeth are notorious for causing issues and can be a problem for your oral health! This is the reason that your dentist typically recommends extraction. Here are some of the signs that you might need wisdom teeth removal in Royal Oak.

Your Teeth Are Beginning to Shift

Nothing is more frustrating than to wear braces for two years and then have your teeth start to shift when your wisdom teeth come in. There is often not enough space in your mouth to accommodate your wisdom teeth so your other teeth will start to crowd upon their arrival.

You've Developed an Infection

Perhaps your wisdom teeth never came in? Wisdom teeth that remain impacted, ...

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