Extractions in Annandale, VA

Safely remove a tooth or teeth at Annandale Smiles.

Tooth Removal
Procedures
Pulling out a tooth is a safe, quick, and painless process.
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Having a tooth removed sounds worse than it is, but it can improve your oral health in certain cases. Leave your worries behind because our tooth extractions are pain-free with anesthesia.

Tooth extractions can help prevent the spread of tooth decay, avoid issues of overcrowding, and in certain instances, can relieve existing pain.

Reasons for an extraction:

  • Overcrowding or wisdom teeth

  • Tooth decay or disease

  • To remove a tooth or teeth because of trauma

We’ll ensure your comfort during and after your tooth extraction.

Benefits of Extractions by
Annandale Smiles
Here are just a few reasons why tooth extractions help our patients.
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Preventative

An extraction is an investment in your future oral health by removing unnecessary or ill teeth.

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Painless

Local anesthesia makes the procedure comfortable from beginning to end.

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Safe

Our dentistLearn more about our dentist is experienced in extractions and can successfully remove bothersome teeth.

How
Extractions Work
Removing teeth with Annandale Smiles is a safe and quick process.
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There’s no need to be nervous about a tooth extraction – it’s quick and pain-free. You may feel slight pressure, but our caring dentist is gentle and makes sure you’re comfortable before, during, and after.

Our expert dentists at Annandale SmilesLearn more about Annandale Smiles in Annandale, VA make tooth extractions a stress-free process.

  • Step 1

    We take an x-ray and plan out the best way to remove the tooth.

  • Step 2

    On the day of extraction, we numb the area so that the procedure is painless. If a tooth is on the surface, it’s loosened and then taken out using forceps. If a tooth is below the gums’ surface, called an impacted tooth, then the dentist cuts the gum and tissue covering the tooth and uses forceps to loosen and remove the tooth gently.

  • Step 3

    Once removed, the socket fills, and gauze or self-dissolving stitches may be used to close the site. Sometimes individuals have to take antibiotics before or after the procedure.

Ice may be applied to the area after oral surgery, and exercise is not recommended for at least 24 hours. The recovery process takes just a few days, and medicine may be prescribed to keep you pain-free while healing at home. Instructions are given to make sure you have a healthy and comfortable recovery.

For healthy individuals, a tooth extraction is a safe and quick procedure.

Testimonials
Hear what our patients are saying about us.

Henry CluneHenry Clune
05:34 08 Jan 22
Hannah, Cenae, and Nicole are the embodiment of professionalism. They always bring joy to every visit, and I love talking to them after my appointments. On top of those 3 making my reception into the dentists warm and welcome, the dentist's themselves do the best job everytime. My teeth come out cleaner than a baby's bottom and I feel like I have a new mouth leaving the place. I will literally go here until I die. 5/5 would definitely recommend if looking for a new dentist. Best receptionist's ever too.UPDATE:Elizabeth (like the queen) was my hygienist for my most recent visit. Did she do a good job? Is the Pope Catholic? My teeth feel cleaner than a new Lamborghini being unveiled for the first time at an auto show. She always does an amazing job!Still 5/5 would totally recommend for anyone looking for a dentist.
Courtney BCourtney B
00:08 12 Dec 21
Front desk lady and lady who brought me back were cold but my dental hygienist Jimmy was amazing and so kind. He was friendly and made me comfortable to ask questions and get feedback about my dental care. He and Dr. Johnson both gave me confidence in my care and care plan moving forward. I recently moved but will go out of my way to continue going back. They do a great job working with insurance as well. Highly recommend.
Melynda WortendykeMelynda Wortendyke
21:34 07 Dec 21
I had an amazing visit today at Annandale Smiles. It started with a friendly staff who confirmed my information before a very short wait for my appointment. Next, I was taken on a short tour of the facility, where the cleanliness and comfortable decor made me feel at ease. Once in the roommy dental hygienist, Jimmy, explained everything that was going to happen in a very comforting manner. If anyone has a fear of dentist, he’s your man. He did such an excellent job of cleaning my teeth, to the extent that I could feel a difference by the end. Doctor Mike came in and checked me over letting me know that I was in good condition. They answered my questions with authority and even advised on some brands to use for what I was looking for. It was an excellent visit and I would wholeheartedly recommend this office!
Natalie CuzmarNatalie Cuzmar
14:10 15 Oct 21
As a new patient, I loved my experience at Annandale Smiles! The exam rooms were clean and the staff is super friendly and knowledgeable! Nancy (the hygienist) explained everything during the cleaning and how to improve my flossing! Dr. Michael and his assistant, Gaby, kept me relaxed and made me feel comfortable during my fillings. Added bonus that they give you a welcome bag with goodies and there’s a ton of free parking! 10/10 would recommend!
Jennifer DeForestJennifer DeForest
11:20 02 Oct 21
I've been coming here for years. Jimmy is one of my favorite hygienist! Careful and thoughtful throughout the entire cleaning process. 💯 Recommended!
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FAQ About
Extractions
  • What is an extraction?

    An extraction is the removal of a tooth. This can be a damaged or decaying tooth or a tooth that causes overcrowding.

    It’s a safe dental procedure and painless with local anesthesia.

  • Is tooth extraction painful?

    No, tooth extraction is not painful. We use local anesthesia to numb any pain during the procedure. Post-treatment, medicine may be prescribed to ensure your comfort and happy healing.

  • What happens after a tooth extraction?

    After a tooth extraction, you’ll be given instructions on how to best care for your mouth at home.

    Post-treatment, ice may be applied to the affected area. Recovery will take a few days, and medicine may be prescribed to ease any discomfort.

  • How soon after extraction can I get an implant?

    This depends on the patient and the situation. In some cases, a dental implant can be inserted the same day as the extraction. In other cases, we recommend waiting a few months for the area to heal.

    Please contact Annandale Smiles in Annandale, VA to discuss your extraction and dental implant procedure.

  • How long does a surgical tooth extraction take?

    A surgical tooth extraction takes just a few minutes, and we’ll ensure you feel comfortable from start to finish with local anesthesia to numb any pain.

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