Posts Categorized: Extractions

Is Your Jaw Safe?

For those of you who have denture phobia (the fear of having to wear dentures) you may worry obsessively about your teeth and the health of your gums. Tooth loss is most commonly caused by periodontal disease, which in most cases can be avoided, and periodontal disease affects your gums. However, there are things that… Read more »

Do You Really Need To Pull My Tooth?

Sometimes the answer to that question is yes, regardless of all of the dental treatments available today. The most common tooth extraction is wisdom tooth removal, but other reasons for tooth extraction include tooth trauma, crowding, and disease. Your dentist will consider all options available before settling on tooth extraction as the treatment of choice…. Read more »

Lake Forest Dentist Restores Missing Teeth with Dental Implants

  Do you suffer from tooth loss? According to a recent study conducted by the American Association or Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 69% of adults over the age of 35 are missing at least one permanent tooth. As we age, the rate of tooth loss often increases. The study went on to reveal that by… Read more »

Winnetka, IL Dentist Explains Extractions

The main focus of today’s article is about extractions and the varying types. For patients who may need an extraction in the near future, this post can provide some insight on the procedure. Dr. James Fondriest, your Winnetka, IL dentist, discusses extractions with his patients. Types of Extractions Simple. Patients who need simple extractions won’t… Read more »