Surgical Services

Surgical Treatment and Tooth Extractions

No one better understands the anxiety that oral surgery causes. Even longed-for smile correction surgery can make the most enthusiastic patient worried on appointment day. The good news is, at the Payson, Arizona practice of Anderson Dental, we make dental surgical procedures such as extractions easier to manage with gentle and effective treatment.

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Routine & Surgical Tooth Extractions

Anderson Dental focuses on restoring teeth to their natural state, but sometimes that simply isn't possible. A badly damaged or decayed tooth may need to be extracted. Depending on how many teeth need to be removed and the condition of the tooth, the extraction requires either a local or general anesthetic. If general anesthetic is necessary our dentists will refer you to an oral surgeon.

  • Routine extractions are performed on teeth that are visible in the mouth, usually under local anaesthetic.
  • Surgical extractions involve the removal of teeth that cannot be easily accessed, and require an incision, either because they have broken above or under the gum line or because they have not erupted fully.

Wisdom tooth extraction is a common oral surgical procedure. Wisdom teeth are the last set of teeth to emerge from the gums and are often misaligned. They can also become impacted between the jaw and gum, causing swelling and pain. Removing these teeth is necessary because they frequently become infected and cause serious complications; also, when not properly aligned with the rest of the mouth, they can cause crowding.

We pride ourselves on easing the surgical process, give us a call today (928) 474-4581.