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Extractions Laguna Hills

What to Expect When Your Child Has Extractions Done at Little Heroes Pediatric Dentistry

Teeth that show severe signs of decay or infection, are likely to be treated by extraction to end the possibility of further systemic infection. Extraction may also be recommended on teeth that are causing severe crowding in the mouth and if they are blocking growth of other teeth.

Why Extractions Are Necessary

Rowding to occur, which can lead to problems with biting and chewing if not addressed. It may be the source of a dental infection or be an issue due to periodontal disease.

Although our dentists will attempt to save the tooth, the stark reality is that some teeth aren’t salvageable. This procedure is a one appointment, in office treatment that will allow the child to go home same day. An extraction does not interfere with daily activities except for eating and drinking within a short period of time.

What Takes Place During Simple Extractions

Extracting a tooth is a multi-step process beginning with an X-ray of the child’s mouth. Once completed, our dentists identify the damaged tooth and administers topical and local anesthesia. After confirming that the area is fully numb, Using hand instruments and quality dental techniques the tooth is gently removed from its socket and bleeding stops within few minutes in office. They then give you a list of instructions to assist your kid with so that they can heal quickly.

Now that you know what the process of extracting teeth officially entails, you and your child can prepare for the procedure. You can ready yourselves by paying close attention to the instructions given to you by our dentists. Doing so ensures that the gums heal correctly, and there is less chance of infection occurring after the extraction.

Who to Call When Your Child Needs Extractions Done

Contact Little Heroes Pediatric Dentistry for more information about simple extractions today. Call 949-342-1484 with your request for an appointment. Your child is in excellent hands at our dentistry and under the watchful eyes of our dentists, Dr. Azi Ardakani, DDS, and Dr. Rakhee Mody, DMD.

We provide a fun and safe atmosphere for our patients to have extractions done. It is our goal to preserve the natural beauty of each child’s smile. Through our many dental services such as simple extractions, we’re able to do that. Extracting teeth can enhance a kid’s self-esteem, improve how they speak, and reduce the amount of pain they feel when they bite down on food. Contact us today, so we can help improve your child’s smile