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Tooth Extraction: Three Questions You May Have

Sometimes a decayed tooth can reach a point where saving the tooth is not an option. In some cases, a root canal can fix a decayed tooth. However, in servere cases of tooth decay, there may simply not be enough tooth left to support a crown.

In this case, the only option left is tooth extraction.

Understandably, if you have never had a tooth extraction, it may sound frightening. Some thoughts may go through your head similar to:

“How will I ever get used to missing a tooth?” “Won’t it look awkward?”

“How much is that going to hurt?”

While there is no denying that those three thoughts are true to an extent, you are likely overthinking them. We will go through each:

How will I ever get used to missing a tooth?