Tooth extraction, otherwise known as tooth removal, is necessary when a tooth has been broken or damaged by decay. Sometimes these dental issues are fixable through the use dental crowns, tooth fillings, or other tooth restoration treatments. However, sometimes there is too much damage for the tooth to be repaired.
There are different dental stages people experience throughout life. Wisdom teeth, otherwise known as the third molars, are the last ones to erupt. They can come in anywhere from childhood to adolescence. Some people don't experience any issues with their wisdom teeth. However, most cases can cause pain, infection and other types of discomfort. We can provide you with proper wisdom teeth removal treatment in Erie, PA.
If you have any questions about tooth extraction and wisdom teeth removal procedures or you would like to schedule a dental exam, contact the dental office of Dr. Lee Simon in Erie, PA.