Tooth Removal / Extractions

At The Foehr Group, we only remove teeth that cannot be saved so we can save the rest of your smile. Tooth Removal or tooth extraction can seem intimidating, but rest assured that you’ll experience the highest level of comfort and consideration while in our Bloomington, IL dentist office.

Common Reasons For Tooth Extractions

Dr. Robert Wolf on wisdom tooth removal

If you have a tooth that is causing pain or hindering your smile, call us right away so we can take a look. An untreated tooth infection or gum disease can greatly affect your oral and overall health.

The good news is we can fully restore your smile afterward with dentures, dental bridges, or dental implants.

You may also need to have teeth removed for orthodontic purposes.

We also perform wisdom teeth extractions, which can prevent pain and all kinds of dental issues. With decades of experience performing this procedure, Dr. Wolf rarely need to refer our patients to specialists.

Dr. Wolf is a fellow at the Academy of General Dentistry. Rest assured that your tooth removal or tooth extraction is with the best and trsuted dentist in Bloomington, IL.

How We Perform Patient-Friendly Tooth Extractions

Depending on the condition of your teeth and gums, The Foehr Group will determine the best approach to remove a troublesome tooth from your smile.

The simple steps for a tooth removal include:

  • Providing a sedation option if you desire it. We want you to be totally at ease during the procedure.
  • Applying a local anesthetic so you feel no pain at any time.
  • Using special instruments to remove the tooth while protecting your gums.
  • Providing soft gauze for you to stop minor bleeding, which is completely normal.

Ensuring A Speedy Healing Process

Before you leave, our Bloomington, IL office provide tips on how to make sure you heal as quickly as possible. For instance, we may recommend the following:

  • No smoking or use of tobacco during your recovery
  • Avoiding straws for the first 24 hours
  • Gently rinsing your mouth
  • Following certain dietary instructions
  • Using a cold compress to reduce swelling

You should feel relief from any pain or swelling after the first two days. We want you to check in with us if you are experiencing a high level of discomfort after that time period.

Talk To Us About Tooth Removals And Your Oral Health

The Foehr Group is dedicated to keeping your smile in great shape, so call our Bloomington, IL office today at 309-740-4241 if you think you may need a tooth extraction. A bad tooth can cause major damage if left in your mouth, and we can easily prevent that from happening.

You can also contact us by filling out our simple online form.

Call Today to Make an Appointment 309-740-4241

Video: Doctor Robert Wolf on wisdom tooth removal