Tooth Extractions in Lakeland, FL
At Quality Dental Care of Lakeland, our top priority is to protect your teeth and maintain your oral health. Our dentists recommend the most conservative options to protect your smile and preserve the healthy tooth structure. There are some situations, however, where extracting your tooth is the most appropriate solution.
Our dental team understands that the prospect of having a tooth extracted makes many patients feel anxious. The skills and expertise offered by Dr. Mohammed Zaman, DDS, our prosthodontist, mean you don’t have to go to a different office or specialist to have your tooth removed. Our dentists in Lakeland, FL provide the advanced care you need with a compassionate team you know and trust.
When Are Dental Extractions Needed?
Some of the situations when we might recommend a dental extraction to protect your overall oral health are:
- Your tooth is decayed or damaged beyond repair
- Periodontal disease and advanced bone loss jeopardize surrounding teeth
- Root canal treatment to save the tooth is not an option
- In preparation for placement of full or partial dentures
Gentle Care from Our Dentists in Lakeland, FL
Your comfort is always our top priority, and our professional team is trained to do everything possible to put you at ease. Dr. Vernon Smith and Dr. Mohammad Zaman will show you x-rays of the problematic tooth and explain why it needs to be extracted. They will discuss any available options and answer your questions until they’re sure you understand how removing it will benefit your long-term oral health.
A caring member of our team will be at your side every step of the way to provide support and encouragement before, during, and after the extraction. Even the most confident patients can be overwhelmed by the thought of extraction, so we are pleased to offer a sedative to take the edge off your anxiety. If you do choose oral sedation, you will need a friend or family member to drive you to and from your appointment at Quality Dental Care of Lakeland.
Schedule an Exam at Quality Dental Care of Lakeland!
At Quality Dental Care of Lakeland, we are pleased to offer high-quality, comprehensive dental services and the benefit of having your treatment completed by a specialist without having to visit another dental office. You can be confident that, whichever treatment you receive, our caring dentists will treat you exactly as they would wish to be treated – with honesty, compassionate care, and respect for your individual needs.
If you are dealing with a damaged tooth and think an extraction may be necessary, please call our Lakeland, FL dentist office at (863) 858-3891 to arrange a consultation with Dr. Smith or Dr. Zaman. You can count on us to provide the treatment you need to protect and maintain your oral health!