Tooth Extraction

Tooth extraction is one of the most common oral surgery procedures and may be necessary to preserve or improve oral health for many reasons.

Tooth Extraction

Getting a Tooth Extracted

One of the most common oral surgery treatments is tooth extraction. Patients may be referred to an oral surgeon for tooth extraction for many reasons. Sometimes, injury or decay require a tooth to be removed to restore oral health. Wisdom teeth extractions are common due to the lack of space in the mouth, and to prevent potential oral health complications in the future. Other times, a tooth is removed to prepare for oral surgery or orthodontic treatment.

Dr. Yang and Dr. Lee perform the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery treatments at their state-of-the-art practice in Foster City, CA, including general tooth extractions. Our friendly and knowledgeable team will make your experience with us as comfortable as possible. You will meet with Dr. Yang or Dr. Lee, who will create a treatment plan just for you.

We will discuss your tooth replacement options with you to replace the extracted tooth. Drs. Yang and Lee specialize in implant-based tooth replacement, such as full-arch restoration, and can map out a treatment plan that is right for you.

We typically use local anesthesia for routine tooth extraction. We will discuss your options for anesthesia as a part of your treatment at your consultation appointment.

Why do I need to have my tooth extracted?

We recommend tooth extraction when we cannot save a tooth by other means or if it is affecting the health of nearby teeth. We may also recommend removal for the following reasons:

Foster City Oral Surgery Specialists strives to achieve every patient’s best possible outcome with personalized treatment plans and a passion for patient care. We hope you will trust Foster City Oral Surgery Specialists to meet your oral health goals. If you need a tooth extraction or are interested in any oral surgery service, we encourage you to give us a call. We look forward to meeting you.