A Tooth Extraction Can Save Your Smile

tooth extractionA tooth extraction can seem like a daunting procedure. After all, we are taught from an early age that one of the primary reasons we brush, floss, and visit the dentist is to keep our smile healthy and complete. Because of this, keeping a full set of natural teeth often seems synonymous with good oral health. However, in several cases, having a tooth — or several — extracted can benefit not only your smile but your health overall. When you are suffering from severe dental issues tied to your existing teeth, removal can be the best course of action. Moreover, once it is gone, it is just as important to have the space filled with a prosthetic. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist discusses the situations when an extraction can benefit your health and the options to complete your smile once again. (more…)