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When a tooth becomes irreparably damaged, the best option may involve the extraction of the tooth. A tooth extraction can help prevent further damage and infection and help you on your way to achieving excellent dental health and restoring your gorgeous, functional smile. Our dentist may recommend a tooth extraction in Independence, Missouri, for the time when a tooth is so seriously damaged, injured or infected that it cannot effectively be restored through another treatment. Our experienced team is committed to providing you and your family with the best possible experience here at our office. Dr. Jaclyn Turnbow’s gentle manner, combined with effective anesthesia, will ensure that your treatment will be both comfortable and safe.

Following your tooth extraction, your mouth will heal over the next several days. We recommend that you follow Dr. Jaclyn Turnbow’s post-treatment instructions to avoid infection and guarantee a healthy mouth. The removed tooth can then be restored with one of the following options:

  • A dental bridge
  • A partial denture
  • A dental implant

We encourage you to contact our dental office today at 816-836-5520 to learn more about tooth extractions and your options for maintaining optimal dental health. Our knowledgeable team at Truman Village Dental is passionate about providing your family with the highest quality dental care possible, and we are always ready to answer your questions.