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Travis Buxton, DDS

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Does Your Tooth Hurt? Why Your Dentist Might Recommend Dental Extraction

A toothache is always a sign that something is happening that needs your attention. The pain might be the result of a minor problem like a small cavity, or it could indicate a significant oral health threat like a root canal infection. 

Depending on the severity of the decay or infection, treating the problem may not be enough to save the tooth. In this case, your dentist would recommend a dental extraction in Bangor, ME to protect the health of remaining teeth. 

Reasons for Dental Extractions

Tooth extraction is almost always a last resort procedure when all other options have been exhausted. Your dentist will make every effort to save the tooth using ...

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Signs You May Need a Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Wisdom Tooth Extraction | Bangor ME

Though it is very common, not all wisdom teeth need to be extracted. In fact, sometimes they don’t develop at all!

If you have questions about wisdom teeth in Bangor, we can help. We evaluate each case individually to determine whether wisdom teeth extraction is necessary.

Getting Your Wisdom Teeth Extracted

We start by taking an x-ray that will show us how your wisdom teeth are growing in, whether there is enough room, and if they will cause overcrowding with your other teeth. We will also ask if you have noticed any changes in your oral health.

Dr. Travis Buxton will go over his diagnosis with you, and you can make a ...

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