Sparta Dental Associates - Sparta

Dental Extractions in Sparta

The removal of a tooth or teeth is a commonly performed procedure, usually causing minimal pain or discomfort.
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The Reasons You Might Need A Toothache

Tooth pain can become unbearable, and it may seem like extracting the tooth is the sole escape. We deeply empathize and are committed to providing swift relief while exploring potential alternatives that can save your tooth.

If you’re grappling with any of the ensuing symptoms, please don’t hesitate to let us know:

  • Severe toothache.
  • Pain aggravated by pressure or chewing.
  • Jaw discomfort or restricted movement.
  • Swelling in the gums surrounding the problematic tooth or teeth.
  • Manifestations of gum disease, such as changes in color, bleeding, or foul breath.

The Best Treatment Plan

There exist several reasons why a tooth might need to be removed, including, but not limited to, the extraction of baby teeth that fail to shed naturally, teeth removal for orthodontic purposes, and extracting teeth in cases of pain or infection.

The Removal Process

You might feel that extraction is the sole route to relief or an unavoidable outcome, but there might be alternative means to promptly ease your discomfort while preserving your tooth. Our ideal outcome is to ensure your overall health, relieve any pain, and protect your tooth. Before considering any extractions, we will perform a comprehensive evaluation and have a conversation with you regarding your options.

The Extraction Process

The utilization of a local anesthetic to numb the extraction site is determined by the dentist’s and patient’s preferences. Sedation options are also accessible when needed. We employ a minimally invasive method to ensure the gentle removal of teeth, aiming for your comfort and a swift recovery.

Feeling Better

You’ll be provided with post-procedure care instructions, covering how to look after your healing mouth, what to anticipate during the recovery process, and the necessary actions to take if any complications arise. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us for a follow-up appointment if you have additional questions or concerns.

The Cost Of An Extraction In Sparta

The cost of dental extractions can fluctuate considerably. Typically, under a standard insurance plan, you might expect to pay around $100 to $200 or more out of pocket for a dental extraction. To assist you in determining your potential out-of-pocket expenses, we are happy to furnish you with an advance quote that you can share with your insurance provider. In cases without insurance coverage, the cost per tooth can range from approximately $200 to $600 or more. The precise cost of a dental extraction is influenced by various factors.

It’s not feasible for any dental practice to provide a precise phone-based quote, as your treatment plan must be customized according to your individual requirements, which can only be assessed following an oral examination. Broadly categorizing dental extractions into two groups may offer you a clearer understanding of potential costs and their underlying reasons.

  1. Simple Tooth Extraction: A simple extraction pertains to teeth that are visible in your mouth. General dentists typically perform these procedures using local anesthesia. The cost estimate for a straightforward extraction of an accessible tooth without complications is generally lower.
  2. Surgical Tooth Extraction: A surgical extraction is more complex and involves removing a tooth that is not easily visible or reachable, either because it has not fully erupted or it has broken off at the gum line. Surgical extractions require careful consideration, delicate handling, and expertise, which results in a higher cost. It’s important to note that no dental practice can provide an accurate quote over the phone because the treatment plan must be tailored to your specific needs and can only be determined after an oral examination.

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Your consultation will include an examination of everything from your teeth, gums and soft tissues to the shape and condition of your bite. Generally, we want to see how your whole mouth looks and functions. Before we plan your treatment we want to know everything about the health and aesthetic of your smile, and, most importantly, what you want to achieve so we can help you get there.

Frequently Asked Questions

Wisdom teeth removal is commonly perceived as a traditional step, but it’s important to note that wisdom teeth should only be extracted if they become impacted or disrupt the harmony of your jaw and adjacent teeth.

Dentistry has become increasingly compassionate, placing great importance on your comfort. We employ state-of-the-art tools and techniques to minimize discomfort, enhance efficiency, ensure precision, and promote a speedy healing process. Following your treatment, we will give you aftercare instructions for your comfort and to facilitate rapid healing.

Around one hour after your procedure, you are welcome to take out the gauze sponges that were positioned in your mouth and have a meal. Ensure that your food choices remain soft for the first 24 hours, and remember to avoid hot foods and drinking through straws for a few hours.

How should I care for myself after a dental extraction?
Customized aftercare instructions will be provided during your appointment, but here are some universal measures to support a speedy recovery and minimize potential complications:

In the first 24 hours post-tooth extraction, avoid spitting, mouth rinsing, nose blowing, using a straw, or smoking.
Refrain from touching the extraction site with your finger or tongue. Stay away from hot foods and beverages. Do not use aspirin, as it can impede blood clotting. Abstain from strenuous physical activities and exercise.

Ideally, you should consider scheduling three to four days of rest or light responsibilities after your wisdom teeth are removed. This rest period is essential in minimizing the potential for complications and facilitating your healing. While the complete recovery process spans approximately two weeks, you can expect minimal discomfort during this period.

Barring any unforeseen complications, expect a typical tooth extraction to take around 45 minutes or less.

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The best dental office! I followed Dr. Emma Quigley from her previous practice to this office, she recently did 5 crowns on my front teeth, they are beautiful. I trust her 100 %. My Dental Hygienist Scarlett Welfel is also the best! don’t know if anyone can say they enjoy going to the dentist, but I enjoy trusting this team with my dental care, and I hope to continue with them for years ❤️.
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This was my first visit to Sparta Dental and I am so happy with the professional office staff. Kyle, the hygienist was so thorough and a true delight. Dr Emma was amazing. I had a very positive experience and would highly recommend this practice.
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Lynn Hartsell
3 months ago
—The practice has a very welcoming/helpful staff. It is very clean and comfortable. — The hygienist, Scarlett, was eager to listen to my concerns. She addressed those concerns while carefully cleaning my teeth, resulting in a pleasant, stress–free visit. She was very personable, gentle and thorough. — Dr. Emma was also very thorough and gentle. She was extremely knowledgeable in her assessment and offered various options for a treatment plan. — To summarize: Sparta Dental Associates is a pleasurable, stress-free environment that I would not hesitate to recommend and look forward to them being my new dental practice.
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Sarah Legg
3 months ago
My first time at this dentist and I could not have had a more pleasant experience! Dr. Quigley was great and her assistant Mira was aces! They made me feel like I had been coming to the office for years and was an old friend - it was so nice to have such a welcoming environment. Even the front desk girls were lovely! Everyone was knowledgeable and the office was clean as a whistle - so glad I chose this group to be my new dental practice !
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gina richardson
6 months ago
My nephew , Nicky has been a patient of Sparta Dental Associates for years. I have never been in a medical office where the staff and doctors are so upbeat and nice consistently . Nicky is on the autism Spectrum and dentists visits were always very scary to him and a challenge to get him to go. That was until we found Sparta dental. They are all amazing and go the extra mile with your patients . As a family , we appreciate how the staff interacts with Nicky. It makes a difference. You are all Very much appreciated by us and Nicky thinks of you all As his friends at the dentist❤️ Thank you
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The best dental office! I followed Dr. Emma Quigley from her previous practice to this office, she recently did 5 crowns on my front teeth, they are beautiful. I trust her 100 %. My Dental Hygienist Scarlett Welfel is also the best! don’t know if anyone can say they enjoy going to the dentist, but I enjoy trusting this team with my dental care, and I hope to continue with them for years ❤️.
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This was my first visit to Sparta Dental and I am so happy with the professional office staff. Kyle, the hygienist was so thorough and a true delight. Dr Emma was amazing. I had a very positive experience and would highly recommend this practice.
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Lynn Hartsell
3 months ago
—The practice has a very welcoming/helpful staff. It is very clean and comfortable. — The hygienist, Scarlett, was eager to listen to my concerns. She addressed those concerns while carefully cleaning my teeth, resulting in a pleasant, stress–free visit. She was very personable, gentle and thorough. — Dr. Emma was also very thorough and gentle. She was extremely knowledgeable in her assessment and offered various options for a treatment plan. — To summarize: Sparta Dental Associates is a pleasurable, stress-free environment that I would not hesitate to recommend and look forward to them being my new dental practice.
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Sarah Legg
3 months ago
My first time at this dentist and I could not have had a more pleasant experience! Dr. Quigley was great and her assistant Mira was aces! They made me feel like I had been coming to the office for years and was an old friend - it was so nice to have such a welcoming environment. Even the front desk girls were lovely! Everyone was knowledgeable and the office was clean as a whistle - so glad I chose this group to be my new dental practice !
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gina richardson
6 months ago
My nephew , Nicky has been a patient of Sparta Dental Associates for years. I have never been in a medical office where the staff and doctors are so upbeat and nice consistently . Nicky is on the autism Spectrum and dentists visits were always very scary to him and a challenge to get him to go. That was until we found Sparta dental. They are all amazing and go the extra mile with your patients . As a family , we appreciate how the staff interacts with Nicky. It makes a difference. You are all Very much appreciated by us and Nicky thinks of you all As his friends at the dentist❤️ Thank you
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