Welcome to the world of smiles! When it comes to dental health, we’re your go-to source in Los Angeles.
Meet Dr. Nariman Saadat, our master of oral surgery here at Wilshire Smile Studio. Curious about tooth extractions? Keep reading; we’ve got the scoop!
Table of Contents
Facts about Dental Extractions
The Basics of Tooth Extractions
Ah, tooth extractions. Sounds scary, but sometimes it’s a necessary step to keep that smile radiant.
What is a Tooth Extraction?
“A tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from its socket in the bone.”
— Dr. Nariman Saadat
Common Reasons for Extractions
- Painful decay
- Gum disease
Types of Tooth Extractions
We’ve got two kinds: simple and surgical. What’s the difference? Let’s break it down.
Comparison between Simple and Surgical Tooth Extractions
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Top Reasons for Tooth Extractions
Time for the main event! Here are the top reasons you might find yourself saying bye-bye to a tooth.
1. Severe Tooth Decay
Bad news: Cavities can evolve into destructive monsters.
Good news: Dr. Nariman Saadat can rescue you!
2. Overcrowded Teeth
Got a crowded party in your mouth? Overcrowding affects more than comfort—it impacts dental health. Sometimes, one needs to go to make room for others.
3. Gum Disease
When your gums rebel, it’s often the teeth that pay the price. Gum disease is a big reason folks need tooth extraction in Los Angeles.
4. Infections and Abscess
Abscess got you down? An extraction can be the hero you need.
5. Fractured or Broken Teeth
Accidents happen. When they do, Dr. Nariman Saadat assesses the damage and recommends the best route, often a tooth extraction.
6. Wisdom Teeth Complications
Wisdom teeth—the late bloomers that often overstay their welcome. Not all are problematic, but when they are, out they go!
The Extraction Procedure: What to Expect
Walk in, walk out, and keep that smile shining! Here’s what you can expect with Dr. Nariman Saadat leading the charge.
- Initial Exam
- Anesthesia Options
- The Extraction
- Rinse, but gently
- Use prescribed medication
- No straws, please!
Insurance and Payment Plans at Wilshire Smile Studio
Money talks, but it shouldn’t keep you from a healthy smile.
We accept most insurance and offer flexible payment plans.
There you have it—everything you need to know about tooth extraction in Los Angeles!Dr. Nariman Saadat and the team at Wilshire Smile Studio are here to help.
Ready for a chat? Give us a call at (323) 612-1201!
Smiles are a one-size-fits-all accessory. Make sure yours stays fabulous! 😁
- Q: How long is the recovery time for a tooth extraction?
- A: Depends on the type, but generally a few days to a week.
- Q: Is the procedure painful?
- A: With anesthesia, most patients experience minimal discomfort.