Tooth Removal / Extraction

Dr. Hood Biggers does his best to repair damaged teeth in our Midlothian, VA dentist office thru tooth extractions and by using options like tooth fillings and same-day dental crowns. Yet sometimes the best way to maintain your dental health is to remove a tooth.

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For a tooth extraction in Midlothian, VA, trust Dr. Biggers, who has safely removed thousands of teeth in his 30 years as a dentist. Call Biggers Family Dentistry at 804-744-4000.

Our Experienced Dentist Keeps You Comfortable

The decision to remove your tooth will never be a hasty one, as Dr. Biggers, Midlothian, VA dentist will take the time to carefully review all your options with you. While chances are you won’t be happy about losing a tooth, you can feel confident the procedure will go well, given Dr. Biggers’ expertise.

In most instances, only local anesthesia is required and is expertly administered by Dr. Biggers and his staff. If you require medication to feel more comfortable, we will use an option such as laughing gas to relieve your dental anxiety.

Sometimes We Can’t Save a Tooth

We’ll assess your dental damage and do all we can to save a tooth. But here are some common reasons tooth extraction is needed:

  • Infection. If tooth decay gets into the center of your tooth, nerves and blood vessels can become infected. It may be possible to remove the infection through a root canal procedure. If not, extracting the tooth may be necessary.
  • Loose tooth. A blow to your mouth can loosen a tooth enough that it may need to be removed. Periodontitis, an advanced stage of gum disease in which gums recede from the teeth, is another common cause of loose teeth.

We Can Replace Your Missing Tooth Too

Biggers Family Dentistry also offers multiple options for replacing missing teeth:

  • Dental implants
  • Dentures
  • Dental bridges

If a tooth cannot be saved, you’ll want a veteran dentist like Dr. Hood Biggers to extract it. Call Biggers Family Dentistry at 804-744-4000 or use our online form to request an appointment.

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