With advances in dental care and our team’s compassionate approach, we aim to make tooth extractions as comfortable and stress-free as possible for all our patients.

Tooth extractions are a dental procedure that involves removing a tooth from its socket. While our primary goal is always to save natural teeth, there are circumstances where extraction becomes necessary for the overall health of your mouth. These situations may include severe tooth decay, advanced periodontal disease, tooth infection or to make room for orthodontic treatment.

We begin with a thorough examination of your oral health, utilizing the latest imaging technology to assess the condition of your teeth and surrounding tissues. This comprehensive approach ensures that our dentist and team consider all possible treatment options before deciding on an extraction.

When an extraction is the best course of action, rest assured that your comfort is our top priority. Local anesthesia is administered to numb the area around the tooth, ensuring a painless procedure. For more complex cases or if you feel particularly anxious, additional sedation options are available to make your experience as pleasant as possible.

Following the extraction, we provide personalized aftercare instructions. It is normal to experience some swelling and discomfort after the procedure, but these can be managed with over-the-counter pain relievers and cold compresses. We also advise on diet modifications and oral hygiene practices to support your recovery.

Our team is here to support you throughout the healing process, offering guidance and assistance whenever you need it. We schedule follow-up appointments to monitor your recovery and discuss the next steps in your oral health journey, whether it be considering tooth replacement options or continuing with preventive care.

Tooth extractions, though sometimes necessary, mark just one step in your path to optimal oral health. With our expertise and your commitment to aftercare, we can work together towards a healthier, happier smile. For more information on tooth extractions in Reno, Nevada or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Tomas de Bruin, please contact us at 775-826-1838. Our team is ready to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have about tooth extractions or any other dental needs.