teeth extraction

Guide to Premolar Extraction in Orthodontics

February 3, 2021

Premolar extraction may be a necessary step to take during a preparation for an orthodontic procedure. Namely, removing premolars may be necessary and even inevitable in order to preserve and optimize the overall function of a patient’s teeth and jaw.  So if you need to undergo a premolar extraction for an orthodontic treatment, what can […] ...

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Surgical Wisdom Tooth Extraction 101

A tooth extraction is not something to be taken lightly, especially if it involves wisdom teeth. For your safety and your best outcome, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon will have to remove your wisdom teeth surgically. And if you consult a general dentist regarding an issue with wisdom teeth first, they are likely to refer […] ...

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What Is the Process of Emergency Tooth Extraction?

January 8, 2021

No dentist or dental specialist will ever recommend tooth extraction unless it is the only viable solution for your problem and the optimal decision for you. So if a tooth extraction or a series of tooth extractions does become inevitable and dental restoration is no longer an option, such as in case of damage caused […] ...

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Serial Extraction: an Overview

In the majority of cases, emergency dental extractions are done to counteract the effect of dental trauma or irreparable damage caused by tooth disease. A serial extraction done on patients in Murrieta, Temecula and nearby areas concerns orthodontics. A serial extraction is performed for reasons such as malpositioned teeth and jaws, dental crowding or misaligned […] ...

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Why Get All Four Wisdom Teeth Out at Once?

December 2, 2020

The majority of people who have had a tooth extraction done, whether they have had time to prepare for it or not, do not have the fondest memories of the event. Even if their own experience was not as dreadful, they might have heard horror stories about dental procedures that lasted for hours on end […] ...

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Is Local Anesthesia a Good Option for Wisdom Teeth Removal?

For anyone with an upcoming dental appointment, it is an immense relief to know that they are in good hands and that effort is made to make the procedure as efficient, convenient and comfortable as possible, in addition to being entirely safe. Patients are always pleased to have a range of anesthesia options at their […] ...

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Guide to Tooth Extraction Pain Management

November 3, 2020

In the ideal world, our permanent teeth would live up to their full potential and last a lifetime. But whether due to damage, decay, infection, risk of infection, gum disease or crowding, tooth extraction may become inevitable.  For patients in Temecula and the surrounding areas, emergency tooth extractions in Temecula are among the most commonly […] ...

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Tooth Extraction and Bone Graft—Done Right!!!

March 3, 2020

A patient was referred to my office for extraction of a broken-down tooth.  What started out as a routine consultation, quickly took an interesting turn when the patient informed me that the dentist asked him to return to the dentist’s office immediately after the extraction.  “What for?” I asked.  “So that he can do the […] ...

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Worrisome Dental Trends

September 21, 2017

In the last 5 days I received two frantic phone calls from concerned patients. Both had their teeth recently removed in a general dental office and both ended up with bad complications. The first patient had a part of the tooth accidentally pushed into the sinus cavity underneath his eyeball. The second patient ended up with a numb lip after a wisdom tooth removal. ...

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Our Patients First

May 5, 2017
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Here at Temecula Facial Oral Surgery, we do everything possible to accommodate with same day appointment to ALL patients in pain! We do same day extractions and do not push for general anesthesia. All procedures can be done under local anesthesia. FREE (Dental Implants, Wisdom Teeth) Consultation including X-rays! ...

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