Many people have to have a tooth removed at some time in their lives. This can be for a number of reasons. Some people have overcrowded mouths, and have some teeth removed as part of their orthodontic (teeth straightening) treatment. Sometimes teeth become too badly decayed or damaged to be repaired, and need to be extracted. Gum disease can, in its later stages, cause teeth to become so loose that they have to be taken out. And some people have to have their wisdom teeth removed, usually because they are growing in the wrong direction and are causing problems.
Should a tooth extraction be needed we will endeavour to make this as comfortable as possible for you. For the extremely nervous patient the treatment can be done under sedation.
Oral surgery is another of our skills. We can extract teeth and carry out surgical procedures in the mouth using local anaesthesia or sedation for difficult extractions or removal of wisdom teeth.