If you have a painful tooth that you have been told needs to be extracted, you should come to our oral surgery practice, Marc B. Hertz, DDS, PC. Our expert and highly trained oral surgeon, Dr. Marc B. Hertz, will be able to provide you with teeth extractions in Sheepshead Bay; if you need to have your missing teeth replaced with dental implants, we will be able to offer this as well.
When we perform teeth extractions in Sheepshead Bay, we are able to use local anesthesia or IV sedation. The comfort and safety of our patients is always our number one priority. Many patients come to us when they are having problems with their wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt in the mouth. There is generally not enough room in the human mouth to accommodate the wisdom teeth, so it is very common for problems to occur. Many times wisdom teeth become trapped beneath the bone, or end up coming in in the wrong place. This can either cause infection, pain, or even orthodontic problems since teeth that are in their right position can be pushed out of place by the erupting wisdom teeth. Sometimes wisdom teeth partially erupt and are only partly emerged from the gums. This can create areas in the gums where infection can develop. When wisdom teeth are surgically extracted, there is no reason to have them replaced with dental implants. However, there are other times when important teeth are infected and need to be removed. If infected teeth cannot be saved with a root canal, they should be surgically removed or else the infection can spread to other parts of your mouth or even to other parts of your body. It is common for canine teeth to become impacted and need to be extracted. Sometimes teeth need to be extracted during orthodontic care, as well.
For an appointment to meet with our oral surgeon regarding teeth extractions in Sheepshead Bay, contact us today.