Charm Dental Brentwood - Burnaby

Dental Extractions in Burnaby

Thanks to modern techniques and advanced tools, extractions whether they are simple or complex are common treatments and cause minimal discomfort.
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Charm Dental Brentwood - Burnaby

Do You Need a Tooth Extraction?

There are various circumstances where tooth extraction might be necessary, including:

  • Removing baby teeth that do not fall out naturally.
  • Extracting teeth to make room for orthodontic adjustments.
  • Removing teeth that cause pain or are infected.
  • Taking out a damaged tooth.

However, extraction isn’t always the only solution. If you’re dealing with tooth pain, there might be ways to alleviate your discomfort and preserve your tooth, especially if the problem is caught early.

Please contact us if you notice any of the following symptoms:

  • Intense tooth pain.
  • Increased pain when you apply pressure or chew.
  • Stiffness or pain in your jaw.
  • Swelling of the gums around one or more teeth.
  • Symptoms of gum disease, including changes in color, bleeding, or a foul smell.

The Treatment Plan

A tooth extraction is a procedure conducted by a dentist or oral surgeon, typically completed in a single visit. Here’s what you can expect from the initial consultation to the extraction and follow-up care:

Initial Evaluation

Our dental team will first assess your symptoms and explore all possible options with you. This step ensures that removing a tooth is truly the best solution for maintaining the overall health of your mouth.

Extraction Procedure

The extraction begins with administering a local anesthetic to numb the affected area, ensuring you feel no pain during the procedure. If needed, sedation options are also available. Our oral surgeons employ a minimally invasive approach to ensure the extraction is as gentle as possible, prioritizing your comfort and speedy recovery.

Post-Extraction Care

After the procedure, we will provide you with detailed instructions on how to care for your mouth during the healing process, what to expect, and steps to take if complications arise. We are also available for a follow-up appointment to address any further questions or concerns you might have.

Cost of Dental Extraction in Burnaby

The price of a dental extraction can fluctuate based on a variety of factors. For those covered by a standard insurance policy, the out-of-pocket expense for a tooth removal usually ranges from $100 to over $200. We are prepared to offer a preliminary estimate for you to share with your insurance provider to determine your potential out-of-pocket expenses. Without insurance, the cost per tooth can vary widely from about $200 to $600 or more.

It is difficult for dental offices to provide precise cost estimates over the phone as each patient’s treatment plan is unique and must be customized based on a thorough oral examination.

Dental extractions are generally categorized into two types, which can help clarify potential costs:

Simple Tooth Extraction: This procedure is done on teeth that are visible and easily accessible in the mouth, typically involving local anesthesia and performed by a general dentist. The cost for a straightforward, uncomplicated extraction is comparatively lower.

Surgical Tooth Extraction: Performed by an oral surgeon in a dental surgery clinic, this is a more complex type of extraction. It involves teeth that are not easily visible or accessible, such as those that haven’t fully erupted or have broken off at the gum line. Due to the intricacy, careful handling, and specialized skills required, surgical extractions are priced higher.

 

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to schedule an initial consultation & exam.

Your consultation will include an examination of everything from your teeth, gums and soft tissues to the shape and condition of your bite. Generally, we want to see how your whole mouth looks and functions. Before we plan your treatment we want to know everything about the health and aesthetic of your smile, and, most importantly, what you want to achieve so we can help you get there.

Frequently Asked Questions

Tooth extractions are typically recommended due to severe decay, infection, or crowding. They may also be necessary if a tooth is severely damaged or to prepare the mouth for orthodontic treatment, which requires proper alignment and spacing of teeth.

Before undergoing a tooth extraction, you should provide your dentist with a full medical history and a list of all medications you take, including vitamins and supplements. You may be advised to avoid eating or drinking for a few hours before the procedure if sedation is to be used. It’s also wise to arrange for someone to drive you home if you’re receiving general anesthesia or deeper forms of sedation.

During the extraction, the area around the tooth will be numbed with a local anesthetic. If the tooth is impacted, the dentist may need to cut away gum and bone tissue that cover the tooth and then, using forceps, grasp the tooth and gently rock it back and forth to loosen it from the jaw bone and ligaments. For a more complicated extraction, such as surgical removal of an impacted tooth, more extensive procedures might be involved.

Recovery typically takes a few days. It is important to follow the dentist’s instructions, which might include taking prescribed pain relievers, applying ice to alleviate swelling, and eating soft foods. You should also avoid smoking, rigorous brushing near the extraction site, and drinking through a straw, as these can hinder the healing process.

While generally safe, tooth extraction procedures do carry some risks. These can include dry socket (where the blood clot at the extraction site fails to develop, or it dislodges), infection, prolonged bleeding, and damage to adjacent teeth or jawbone. Following your dentist’s care instructions can help minimize these risks.

Google Verified Patient Reviews

Arthur Hung
2 weeks ago
Doctor Ken and all staff members were super professional with the works! I haven't visited a dentist in some time, and decided to visit Charm Dental for some long overdue check ups and care. Clinic environment and, once again, staff members were all very warm and comforting. I had my initial assessment and just had my second filling appointment done so far. I would definitely recommend those looking for some dental care to visit this clinic!
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I had an exceptional experience at Charm Dental. From the moment I arrived, their accommodating nature shone through, as they were incredibly understanding even though I was late to my appointment. The team was exceptionally flexible with scheduling, making it easy for me to find a time that worked best for me. Moreover, their dedication to transparency regarding insurance coverage was remarkable. They took the time to thoroughly explain what was covered by my insurance and what expenses I would need to cover out-of-pocket, ensuring there were no surprises. This level of clarity and honesty was truly refreshing. The dentists are absolute experts in their field. They were incredibly informative, taking the time to explain every aspect of my dental care and the procedures I needed. Their professionalism and expertise instilled confidence in me throughout my visit. My experience here exceeded all expectations. Their accommodating nature, transparency, expertise, and modern facility make them a standout choice for dental care. I highly recommend to anyone seeking exceptional dental services in the Brentwood area!
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Vivian Cai
1 month ago
Thank you Dr. Ken and your team for giving me the opportunity to shadow you. As a dental hygiene student, I had a wonderful experience learning from your team. Dr. Ken is professional and knowledgeable. Amber is the best hygienist with skilled and caring. Both are dedicated to and concerned about patients' oral health. All the staff are incredibly kind and supportive. It was my honor to meet your team!
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Shiv Sundar
2 months ago
One of the biggest task of finding a right Dental for your dental need or anything related to health care as well, I am Lucky enough to find Charm Dental in my Neighbour hood.This is my first visit in Canada for Dental need a month ago and i thank my self I choose and made a correct Decision to visit and give it a try. Ambience: The moment you enter the Clinic you feel welcomed with a bright smile in front Desk always happy to help very informative from scheduling your appointment or follow up. Top notch Equipment and highly skilled Professional and great hospitality makes you feel very comfortable. Dr.Ken, You are amazing. Very Kind and highly skilled in his profession, answers all your question with patience and suggest what is right and what is needed. Does not push you to take up unnecessary services unless you need it, and only if you are comfortable and well understood about service you need. Overall I am happy and very confident to suggest this wonderful Team for your Dental needs.I can go on writing good thing i experienced so far, But i wish good luck Charm Dental please keep up the good work ,Thanks Dr.Ken and the Team
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Marlla Lam
3 months ago
My recent visits to Charm Dental are the best experiences at any dental office by far! The office is beautiful and staff are so kind. Everyone in the office is so personable, so it’s easy to feel comfortable. Dr. Ken is extremely knowledgeable, skilled, and so gentle with his work. He really takes his time, and talks you through the process and ensures you’re doing okay. As somebody who has never liked going to the dentist, I’m so happy I’ve found Charm Dental. Dr. Ken and the team are exceptional!
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Arthur Hung
2 weeks ago
Doctor Ken and all staff members were super professional with the works! I haven't visited a dentist in some time, and decided to visit Charm Dental for some long overdue check ups and care. Clinic environment and, once again, staff members were all very warm and comforting. I had my initial assessment and just had my second filling appointment done so far. I would definitely recommend those looking for some dental care to visit this clinic!
More
I had an exceptional experience at Charm Dental. From the moment I arrived, their accommodating nature shone through, as they were incredibly understanding even though I was late to my appointment. The team was exceptionally flexible with scheduling, making it easy for me to find a time that worked best for me. Moreover, their dedication to transparency regarding insurance coverage was remarkable. They took the time to thoroughly explain what was covered by my insurance and what expenses I would need to cover out-of-pocket, ensuring there were no surprises. This level of clarity and honesty was truly refreshing. The dentists are absolute experts in their field. They were incredibly informative, taking the time to explain every aspect of my dental care and the procedures I needed. Their professionalism and expertise instilled confidence in me throughout my visit. My experience here exceeded all expectations. Their accommodating nature, transparency, expertise, and modern facility make them a standout choice for dental care. I highly recommend to anyone seeking exceptional dental services in the Brentwood area!
More
Vivian Cai
1 month ago
Thank you Dr. Ken and your team for giving me the opportunity to shadow you. As a dental hygiene student, I had a wonderful experience learning from your team. Dr. Ken is professional and knowledgeable. Amber is the best hygienist with skilled and caring. Both are dedicated to and concerned about patients' oral health. All the staff are incredibly kind and supportive. It was my honor to meet your team!
More
Shiv Sundar
2 months ago
One of the biggest task of finding a right Dental for your dental need or anything related to health care as well, I am Lucky enough to find Charm Dental in my Neighbour hood.This is my first visit in Canada for Dental need a month ago and i thank my self I choose and made a correct Decision to visit and give it a try. Ambience: The moment you enter the Clinic you feel welcomed with a bright smile in front Desk always happy to help very informative from scheduling your appointment or follow up. Top notch Equipment and highly skilled Professional and great hospitality makes you feel very comfortable. Dr.Ken, You are amazing. Very Kind and highly skilled in his profession, answers all your question with patience and suggest what is right and what is needed. Does not push you to take up unnecessary services unless you need it, and only if you are comfortable and well understood about service you need. Overall I am happy and very confident to suggest this wonderful Team for your Dental needs.I can go on writing good thing i experienced so far, But i wish good luck Charm Dental please keep up the good work ,Thanks Dr.Ken and the Team
More
Marlla Lam
3 months ago
My recent visits to Charm Dental are the best experiences at any dental office by far! The office is beautiful and staff are so kind. Everyone in the office is so personable, so it’s easy to feel comfortable. Dr. Ken is extremely knowledgeable, skilled, and so gentle with his work. He really takes his time, and talks you through the process and ensures you’re doing okay. As somebody who has never liked going to the dentist, I’m so happy I’ve found Charm Dental. Dr. Ken and the team are exceptional!
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