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Learn exactly what to expect, including the cost of an extraction

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Maintain your oral health and make a plan for restoring your smile

A Tooth Extraction Can Maintain Oral Health

When tooth damage is so extensive that it cannot be repaired with a filling, crown, or root canal, a dental extraction may be necessary. Trust our team to provide an accurate diagnosis, expert guidance, and answer to all your questions.

Most of all, we know the idea of having a tooth extracted can cause feelings of stress or anxiety. We’re with you every step of the way and offer sedation options to ensure your comfort.

Get a Free Second Opinion

Is a tooth extraction the best choice for your health? If you’ve been told you need to have a tooth removed, but want a second pair of eyes to confirm your diagnosis, we can help.
Call us today at 309-396-3123 for a second opinion.

When Is A Tooth Extraction Necessary?

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A tooth extraction is never our first choice.

Incredible restorative options exist that can allow you to keep your natural tooth for as long as possible. However, an extraction may be recommended if your tooth is:

  • Severely decayed/infected
  • Cracked or damaged
  • Causing intense pain
  • Crowding other teeth

We use high-tech digital imaging technology to get a clear look at the structure of your tooth. This will help us make an informed decision about whether or not tooth removal is the right choice for you.

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Questions About Tooth Extractions

How long does it take to recover after a dental extraction?

Your extraction can often be completed in under 30 minutes, providing immediate relief from a bad toothache or other issues stemming from your damaged tooth. However, some recovery time will be needed. Expect to take it easy for 48-72 hours.

Can I eat and drink immediately following an extraction?

After your tooth is removed, we’ll ask you to stick to soft foods and liquids for about a day. Avoid chewy, crunchy, sharp, and sticky foods until you’re fully healed.

Do you remove wisdom teeth?

Yes! We work with patients of all ages who need their wisdom teeth extracted. Learn more

Do you offer emergency visits?

If a problematic tooth is causing you pain, contact us right away. We do offer emergency care, including same-day extractions.

Hear from our patients

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I recently had two teeth extracted and two fillings done in the same visit. Dr. Clint worked quickly and made sure I was pain free the entire time. He even gave me a courtesy call later on just to check and make sure I was feeling OK. I highly recommend Dr. Clint to anybody that experiences fear about going to the dentist.

– Holly H.

Tooth Replacement Options After an Extraction

When a tooth is extracted, it will generally need to be replaced. Missing teeth can cause problems like gum disease, tooth misalignment, and decay. They also make it difficult to eat, speak, and smile comfortably. 

After your extraction, we’ll help you make a plan for replacing your tooth. At Brimfield Family Dentistry, we offer high-tech dental implants as the preferred option for restoring your smile. 

  • Function just like your natural tooth
  • Strong and durable to last for years
  • Made from a safe biocompatible material
  • Restore your ability to chew, speak, and smile 
  • Strengthen your jawbone & promote healthy gums

Only the Best for Your Family

Brimfield Family Dentistry is proud to offer expert surgical extractions for all ages. With an emphasis on comfortable care and patient safety, we’ll help you feel confident and at ease throughout your procedure. Your smile is in good hands here.

Hours

Tuesday: 7am-3pm
Wednesday: 7am-3pm
Thursday: 7am-3pm
Friday: 7am-3pm

Office

232 E. Knoxville St.
Brimfield, IL 61517

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Call 309-396-3123

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