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Gurnee Dentist

Tooth Extractions

Gurnee Dentist

Tooth Extractions

Gurnee IL Family Dentist

Do You Have A Tooth Needs Pulling?

Sometimes it is absolutely necessary that a tooth extraction be employed, however, if at all possible, it is always better save a tooth. You may need a tooth pulled for a variety of reasons, and some of the most common ones include:

  • Teeth that new badly broken or cracked
  • Disease of the gums
  • Teeth that are decayed
  • Teeth that have had extensive trauma damage that is too severe to be saved

You can be assured that we will do everything possible to provide you as pain-free and comfortable extraction.  Which available sedation options would be the very best for you is something we will definitely talk to you about.

What Are Your Options For Having Missing Teeth Replaced, If You Have To Have A Tooth Pulled?

Even though missing teeth might sometimes appear cute on kids, they can sure be a source of embarrassment for adults. They can cause a shift of the remaining teeth and other health problems such as bone loss.

Below are a few options for the replacement of missing teeth:

  • A fixed hybrid bridge (also called Teeth in a Day or All On Four)
  • A full bridge
  • A single tooth dental implant
  • A partial bridge
  • A full bridge

As to the benefits of these various options, each one has their pros and cons. A dental implant, however, is the absolute best way to replace a missing tooth, and it is simply the placement into the bone of a man-made tooth root. A crown is then placed on top of an abutment that has been screwed into the implant. Unlike removable bridges or partials, an implant is a permanent solution.

A hybrid bridge that is implant-supported, or what some call a fixed denture is the very best solution if all your teeth are missing, and a permanent solution is desired.  A set of dentures that are precisely placed on four to six implants, then given a permanent fit by screwing them down are then placed in the upper or lower arch. They will present a really beautiful smile, are very strong and they look natural.

It is always best to have teeth replaced if you must have one or more of them pulled, and we will always be happy to talk with you about all your teeth replacement options. Please call us today to discuss any of the budgetary concerns you might have with all the options.

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