General dentists are motivated to save their patients teeth above all else. When a patient presents with tooth damage, the first thing Dr. Hoogar will attempt to do is restore the structure and health to the tooth or teeth through treatments such as filling, inlays, or crowns Extractions Best Dentist holly springs.
Unfortunately, these types of restorative procedures are not always possible. Sometimes, a tooth is damaged beyond repair and the only treatment option is to remove the unhealthy tooth.
However, the damage is not the only reason one would undergo a tooth extraction. Dr. Hoogar has a prototype that she uses to explain the various reason one would undergo a tooth extraction.
A simple extraction can be done with local anesthesia and light sedation if the patient so desires. This type of extraction is performed by Dr. Hoogar on a tooth that can be seen in the mouth. For surgical extractions, Dr. Hoogar likes to refer to Orthodontist.
During a simple extraction, the patient feels nothing, as the local anesthetic given is strong and will last throughout the entire procedure. Typically, a simple extraction takes just a few moments, and patients can distract their minds by watching a movie of their choice on Netflix or listening to music through earphones if they would like.