Experience Comfortable Tooth Removal in Longmont, CO

You don’t have to endure nagging tooth pain. Longmont, CO tooth removal from Dr. Kory Wallin at Silver Leaf Dentistry can have you feeling normal again in no time. If you think you might have a dental emergency, call our dentist office right away for a same-day appointment.

Our team stays up-to-date on the most advanced dental technologies and techniques. We will consider every possibility for repairing and preserving your tooth before removing it. If extraction is necessary, however, you can expect:

  • Compassionate and caring treatment from the moment you enter our office
  • Spacious private treatment rooms stocked with blankets and pillows for your comfort
  • Ceiling-mounted TVs and headphones to help you tune out what’s going on around you

Call our office today at 720-504-2539 to schedule an appointment. For your convenience, we’re open as early as 7 a.m. and as late as 7 p.m. We’ll examine your mouth to see if a tooth extraction is required or if restoration is possible.

Tooth Extractions Put Your Smile Back on Track

Dr. Wallin has encountered just about every situation you can think of when it comes to tooth extractions. Every patient and every issue is unique, but there are several common reasons to remove teeth, including:

  • Severe tooth decay or tooth infection that cannot be remedied with root canal therapy
  • Advanced periodontal disease that cannot be reversed with gum disease treatment
  • Making room for dentures or other tooth replacement options
  • Improving orthodontic treatment results by removing particular problem teeth
  • Dental emergencies like severe fractures and broken teeth
  • A very loose tooth that cannot be secured
  • Wisdom teeth removal if wisdom teeth become impacted or cause other problems

Remove Your Tooth to Protect Your Smile’s Health & Appearance

No matter the particular situation behind your tooth extraction, Dr. Wallin has the experience to handle it. Your treatment is simple at Silver Leaf Dentistry. Dr. Wallin will:

  • Review your medical history and any medications you are currently taking
  • Precisely plan your extraction using state-of-the-art digital X-rays
  • Numb the area so you will be comfortable
  • Gently remove your damaged tooth or teeth

After your procedure, we will give you simple directions to help speed your healing process. Then, during follow-ups, we can discuss your tooth replacement options. Replacing missing teeth will help prevent your other teeth from drifting out of alignment.

Don’t put up with dental pain another day! Call Silver Leaf Dentistry today at 720-504-2539 to schedule your Longmont, CO tooth removal with Dr. Wallin.

Common Questions About Tooth Removal / Extractions

When is tooth removal necessary?

The team at Silver Leaf Dentistry will do what we can to save your natural tooth whenever possible. However, removal may become necessary if your tooth is badly diseased or damaged. Left alone, an infected tooth can damage your other teeth and gums, creating more problems and costing you more money in the long run.

What is a dry socket after a tooth removal?

Dry socket occurs when the blood clot that has formed where your tooth was removed is dislodged or dissolves. The nerves and bone are then left exposed to food and air, creating intense pain. If you rinse and spit often after your extraction, use a straw, or eat hard foods, you increase your chances of experiencing dry socket.

How long does it take a tooth removal to heal?

For most types of extractions, you can expect the site to heal within seven to 10 days. You actually play a role in how quickly you heal, however. We’ll give you complete aftercare instructions for you to follow. The closer you stick to these guidelines, the quicker and more comfortable your healing period will be.

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