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Dental Extractions – Falls Church, VA

Quick & Comfortable Specialty Tooth Removal

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To best serve our patients’ health and wellbeing, Purple Plum Dentistry offers several tooth extraction services here in our dental office. Our doctors and team members will address the situation with a gentle, precise touch that helps every stage of the removal go very smoothly. Better yet, we will start planning tooth reconstruction (if necessary) as early as possible so that the smile’s full structure and confidence is beautifully replenished right away. If you are in the greater Washington, D.C. area, please don’t hesitate to contact us today for further assistance.

Wisdom Tooth Extractions

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While wisdom teeth can be a healthy part of anyone’s smile if they align properly and have adequate space to emerge, this isn’t the case for many patients. Most modern jaws simply don’t contain enough extra room for their late arrival, which can lead to partial or full entrapment in the jawbone. They may even grow sideways! In order to protect patients from the threat of infection and oral pain, our team will closely monitor the development of wisdom teeth in children and teenagers and recommend extraction if needed.

Multiple Tooth Extractions

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We strive to help patients make the transition from failing teeth to a sturdy and reliable denture as smoothly as possible. Our team will effectively manage discomfort throughout the extraction process with sedation dentistry and other calming techniques. Please keep in mind that oral bleeding, swelling, elevated temperature, and a sore throat are likely to occur in the following days after surgery. We will provide detailed guidelines on how to best manage these post-operative symptoms until they dissipate.

Extraction Site Preservation

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When teeth are extracted from the mouth, jawbone shrinkage is a harmful consequence. As a result, replenishing a patient’s smile with dental implants may become tricky or even impossible over time. Thankfully, our in-house periodontist Dr. Prokopets has the solution: extraction site preservation. This advanced technique involves the placement of bone grafting materials into the extraction site, helping us minimize deterioration over time for more predictable and healthy improvements.