Extractions in Charlottesville

Extractions in Charlottesville, VA

Are you experiencing tooth pain or have a severely damaged tooth? Dr. Tommy Duong at Rivanna Dental Care is here to provide gentle and effective tooth extractions to help restore your oral health and improve your overall well-being. Don't let dental issues hold you back from smiling confidently. Schedule your appointment today and take the first step towards a healthier, happier smile.

Extractions in Charlottesville

Why would I need an Extraction?

Tooth extractions are necessary in several situations, including severe tooth decay, advanced gum disease, or when a tooth is impacted or overcrowding other teeth. By removing damaged or problematic teeth, you can alleviate pain, prevent further complications, and improve overall oral health. Dr. Tommy Duong will evaluate your specific condition and recommend extractions when necessary to ensure the best outcomes for your dental health.

The Benefits of Extractions

Alleviates pain

Extracting a damaged or infected tooth can provide immediate relief from toothaches and discomfort.

Prevents infection

Removing teeth affected by severe decay or infection helps prevent the spread of bacteria, protecting surrounding teeth and gums.

Creates space for orthodontic treatment

Extractions can make room for orthodontic treatment, such as braces or aligners, to properly align your teeth and improve your smile's aesthetics.

Did you know…

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Tooth extraction is considered one of the oldest surgical procedures in history.

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The Extraction Process


Dr. Tommy Duong will carefully examine your tooth and surrounding structures using advanced diagnostic tools to determine if extraction is necessary.

Local Anesthesia

Before the extraction, a local anesthetic will be administered to numb the area, ensuring a comfortable experience during the procedure.

Tooth Extraction

Using specialized instruments, Dr. Tommy Duong will gently remove the tooth. If necessary, stitches may be placed to aid in healing.

Before & Afters

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Frequently Asked Questions

Check out these frequently asked questions, or call us to speak with our team.

Will the extraction be painful?

With the use of local anesthesia, you will experience little to no pain during the extraction procedure. Dr. Tommy Duong will ensure your comfort throughout the process.

How long does it take to recover from a tooth extraction?

Recovery time varies depending on the complexity of the extraction and individual healing capabilities. Following post-operative instructions and maintaining good oral hygiene will promote faster healing.

What are the aftercare instructions following a tooth extraction?

Dr. Tommy Duong will provide you with detailed aftercare instructions, including how to manage pain, control bleeding, and maintain oral hygiene to promote proper healing. It's essential to follow these instructions for a smooth recovery.

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