Thomas S. Vince, DMD Offers Tooth Extraction Services in Greensburg, PA
If you need to get a tooth extraction in Greensburg, PA, call Thomas S. Vince, DMD at (724) 836-2375. Our experienced staff can relieve your pain. While we make every attempt possible to save your teeth, in some cases tooth extraction or removal may be necessary.
Severely damaged or decayed teeth need removed as soon as possible to help preserve your overall health and comfort. Additionally, when overcrowding and tooth misalignment may result in a planned tooth extraction for residents of Greensburg, PA, and beyond. We are proud to serve clients in Greensburg, PA, and surrounding areas.
Why Overcrowding Can Lead to an Extraction
When overcrowding results in tooth misalignment, pain, aesthetic anomaly, or prevents teeth from erupting, tooth extraction may help. Overcrowded or misaligned teeth can be extremely difficult or impossible to implement proper oral hygiene practices. This inability to maintain proper oral hygiene may lead to the development of cavities and gum disease. Our dental office provides corrective measures to assist you with achieving long-term health for your teeth.
You will receive a local anesthetic. This medicine numbs the area around your tooth so you will feel only pressure, not pain, during the procedure. The dentist then uses an instrument called an elevator to loosen the tooth and forceps to remove it.
You will likely receive both local anesthesia and intravenous anesthesia, the latter of which makes you calm and relaxed. You may also receive general anesthesia, depending on any medical condition. With general anesthesia, you will remain unconscious during the procedure. Dr. Thomas Vince will cut into your gum with a small incision. We may need to remove bone around your tooth or cut your tooth before extracting it.