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Tooth Extractions – Garland, TX

Tooth Removal In Garland, TX

Dr. Boppana and her professional dental team at Perfect 32 Family Dentistry in Garland, TX, are committed to helping you keep natural, healthy teeth as long as possible, but sometimes it’s necessary to extract the tooth for your oral health or overall wellness. Patients who need extractions know they will receive compassionate treatment here.

Why Do I Need To Extract My Tooth?

Don’t let untreated teeth cost your health or cause pain and embarrassment. Tooth Extraction may be in your best interest in these situations:

Severe Decay

When a significant amount of tooth structure is compromised, it is not possible to place a filling or crown.

Risk of Systemic Infection

Toxicity from an abscessed tooth may spread to the jawbone or throughout the body, causing serious health issues.

Advanced Periodontal Disease

Eventually, gum disease attacks ligaments and bones that hold teeth in place, and they cannot be saved

Complex Fracture

When a tooth is broken below the gum line or the root is fractured, it cannot be repaired.

Orthodontic Correction

In some cases, extractions are necessary for effective orthodontic straightening.

Types Of Extractions


Simple extractions

Performed by general dentists. Usually, the area where the tooth needs to be removed is numbed, loosens the tooth, and removed with the help of forceps.

Surgical extractions

Performed by oral surgeons. The dentist will numb the area where the teeth need to be removed and makes a small incision(cut) is made into the gum line to remove the teeth. In very rare cases, it might be necessary to remove the bone around the teeth or cut the teeth in half before the removal

Soothing Treatment

Dr. Boppana and her dentists handle most dental extraction cases in her office.

Patients are relaxed and confident in familiar surroundings and the care of the friendly staff they know.

Dr. Boppana is happy to provide a referral to a trusted oral surgeon for complex cases.

Your well-being is ensured by numbing the area with local anesthesia and nitrous oxide sedation. Commonly known as “laughing gas,” nitrous oxide is inhaled.

You remain conscious but calm and unconcerned about numbing or the extraction procedure.

Do and Don’ts After Tooth Extraction?

Dr. Boppana will provide detailed instructions on caring for the tooth area.

Anti-inflammatory drugs like Advil, Ibuprofen are suggested for pain relief

Reduce the inflammation by putting an Ice Pack

Rinse the area with saltwater after 48 hours

Dr might suggest a prescription medication for Surgical extractions

Eat soft and cold food for 24 hours

Do not smoke or spit or use a straw after surgery

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