If you think you need a tooth extraction, contact our Frederick, MD dental office for a consultation with Dr. Olson. The dentist will evaluate your condition and make recommendations for a full treatment plan.

Root Canal vs. Tooth Extraction

When you have tooth pain, it may seem like the best treatment is to have the tooth pulled. In most cases of, however, Dr. Olson will support the decision to preserve the natural tooth. For teeth with decay, this can be accomplished with root canal treatment, cracked or broken teeth can often be restored with a dental crown.

There are situations, however, where a tooth extraction is the best choice. In these cases, Dr. Olson will design a treatment plan to remove the tooth and replace it either with a dental implant, dental bridge or denture. It is important to replace missing teeth quickly to prevent supporting bone from deteriorating and remaining teeth from shifting.

Wisdom Tooth Removal

Depending on your condition, Our doctors may perform your wisdom tooth extraction in his Frederick, MD dentist office or refer you to a local oral surgeon for treatment. Contact our office at 301-695-5454 or schedule an appointment online.