Keyword: Gum Disease

Dental Extractions

A dental extraction is also referred to as tooth extraction, exodontia, exodontics, or informally, tooth pulling. It is the removal of teeth from the dental alveolus (socket) in the alveolar bone of the mandible and maxilla. Extractions are performed for a wide variety of reasons, but most commonly to remove teeth which have become unrestorable through tooth decay, periodontal disease or dental trauma, especially when they are associated with toothache. Sometimes wisdom teeth are impacted (stuck and Dental Extractions