Here at the office of Dr. Michael I. Feinburg, our Sheepshead Bay tooth extractions are highly common services. One of the main reasons why patients need their teeth extracted is because the tooth is severely damaged due to neglect and decay. If you have a tooth that is decayed, the pulp of the tooth (which is a collection of soft tissue located at the center of each of your teeth) is vulnerable to infection from the bacteria present within your mouth. A decayed tooth in general is painful, but a tooth with an infected pulp is even more painful. You are likely to experience moderate to severe tooth pain, with increased pain while biting down or chewing. You are also likely to experience increased tooth sensitivity, which can cause you pain while drinking or eating something especially hot or cold. If you think you have a decayed tooth or a decayed and infected tooth, you should spare no time in scheduling an appointment with Dr. Michael I. Feinburg. We use our Sheepshead Bay tooth extractions as last resorts, because we feel it is always best to preserve our patients’ natural teeth whenever possible, and so it is important to get the treatment you need before the tooth gets to the stage where an extraction is the only option left. If you see us soon enough, Dr. Feinburg may recommend a root canal procedure in order to restore and preserve the tooth. During root canal therapy, we remove the infected pulp, carefully and thoroughly clear away any remaining bacteria, and then seal up the tooth so that it will not be infected again. If your tooth is past the point where root canal therapy will be useful, we may recommend one of our Sheepshead Bay tooth extractions.
If you would like to learn more about our Sheepshead Bay tooth extractions, or any of the other many services available to you here at Dr. Michael I. Feinburg’s office, we encourage you to visit our practice’s main website to browse through some additional, detailed information on these and other related topics. If you have any questions or concerns, or if you would like to schedule an appointment, please do not hesitate to contact us.