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Why Dental Extractions are Necessary

Dental extractions (removing teeth) may be a necessary procedure to prevent tooth misalignment in the case of wisdom teeth or to maintain the health of your other teeth and gums. Extractions nowadays are relatively quick and painless, so if you suspect you have a tooth that might require removal, contact your Burnaby dentist, Highgate Medical Dental, today to book an appointment.

If it isn’t practical or possible to repair a tooth, our team of dental experts at Highgate Medical Dental, your Burnaby dentist, may be required to do a dental extraction. Teeth that are extremely damaged by cavities or extensively chipped/broken will generally be extracted if root canal therapy isn’t a viable option.

Dental extractions are a must for a tooth that’s suffering from advanced periodontitis or gum disease because the chances of the tooth infecting surrounding tissues are high.

Wisdom teeth that are impacted (i.e. won’t be able to develop normally) or that simply don’t have room to grow are generally extracted.

Please contact Highgate Medical Dental if you have any questions or would like to book an appointment.