The residents of Issaquah, WA, and the surrounding areas can rely on Dr. Matthew Streelman at Mercer Island Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery for all of their tooth extractions. Whether simple or surgical extraction, we provide the professional treatment you need.
Cases that Could Call for Tooth Extraction
In general, treatments seek outcomes where patients keep their natural teeth whenever possible. If a tooth is causing problems and is past repair, a tooth extraction could be the right treatment option to provide relief and protect long-term health.
Severe tooth decay can lead to tooth extractions if a dental crown or root canal treatment is not enough to save the tooth. You could also need tooth extraction due to severe gum disease, which eventually causes teeth to loosen and fall out.
Facial trauma can physically damage teeth to the point that they cannot be saved. You can also need a tooth extraction due to the emergence of your wisdom teeth or other orthodontic issues leading to crowding or impaction.
Why an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Should Handle Your Extraction
While some general dentists offer tooth extractions, Dr. Streelman is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon with the specific experience and skills to handle tooth extractions in Issaquah, WA.
You can take advantage of an improved treatment process for both simple tooth extractions and surgical extractions. Mercer Island Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery can help whether your tooth is easily accessible or you have a more complex case involving impaction or breakage.
The Tooth Extraction Procedure
The first step to tooth extractions is a consultation. Dr. Streelman will carry out an evaluation to assess the tooth and surrounding tissue. X-rays and other imaging will provide a closer look at your unique situation to aid in treatment planning.
Dr. Streelman will ensure that you remain comfortable during your treatment. We offer both IV sedation and local anesthesia, depending on your needs and the specific procedure.
If your tooth is easy to access and not broken into multiple pieces, your extraction should be relatively straightforward. These simple extractions often take under 30 minutes, as Dr. Streelman simply needs to loosen and pull the tooth. For more complex cases, Dr. Streelman takes a more involved approach. Your tooth could be underneath the gum tissue, impacted with other teeth, or broken into pieces. Dr. Streelman carries out careful surgical extraction for these types of cases.
Book Your Tooth Extraction in Issaquah, WA
If you need tooth extractions and live or work in Issaquah, WA or the surrounding areas, then Dr. Streelman can provide effective treatment at Mercer Island Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Get the results you need to maintain comfort and health by contacting our team today.