Safe and Comfortable Tooth Extractions

Tooth Extractions


Tooth extractions are sometimes necessary for maintaining oral health. At Foothills Family Dental in Fort Collins, CO 80524, we perform tooth extractions with the utmost care, ensuring patient comfort and safety throughout the procedure.

Need a Tooth Extraction?

When is a Tooth Extraction Necessary?

Tooth extractions may be required in several situations, including:

  • Severe tooth decay or infection.
  • Overcrowded teeth.
  • Impacted wisdom teeth.
  • Preparation for certain orthodontic treatments.

The Tooth Extraction Process

  • Consultation: We first evaluate the tooth and discuss the need for extraction and available options.
  • Preparation: The area around the tooth is numbed for a pain-free procedure.
  • Extraction: The tooth is carefully and gently removed.
  • Aftercare: We provide detailed aftercare instructions to ensure proper healing and comfort.

Minimizing Discomfort and Anxiety

Understanding that tooth extractions can be daunting, we offer sedation options for a stress-free experience and use gentle techniques to minimize discomfort.

Post-Extraction Care

Proper aftercare is crucial for healing. We guide you through the recovery process, offering tips on pain management, eating habits, and oral hygiene.

Alternatives to Extractions

Whenever possible, we explore alternatives to extractions, such as root canal therapy or other restorative procedures.

Recovery and Follow-Up

We monitor your recovery and are available for any post-procedure concerns or complications. Follow-up visits ensure proper healing and discuss replacement options, such as dental implants or bridges, if necessary.

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