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Good oral hygiene is a must. The loss of a single tooth can have major impact on overall oral health and appearance. Although we will use every measure to prevent tooth loss, there are still some occasions when a tooth needs to be extracted. A tooth may need to be extracted if the following occurs:

  • Severe decay
  • Advanced gum disease
  • Infection or abscess
  • Orthodontic correction
  • Mispositioned teeth
  • Fractured teeth or roots
  • Impacted teeth

Dr. Tagle & Dr. Castillo may suggest an extraction after careful examination and treatment. X-rays are used to understand the shape and position of the tooth and surrounding bone before extracting the tooth. Based on the degree of difficulty, Dr. Tagle & D. Castillo may refer you to an oral surgeon.


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