Dental One Associates at Beltway
7650 Belair Road, Baltimore, MD 21236

Tooth Extractions Simplified

Tooth Extraction

Having a tooth pulled is not something most people anticipate with great relish. Whether tooth extractions needed because of serious tooth decay, severe trauma or impact, tooth crowding or a specific medical reason, the prospect of this procedure can be intimidating indeed. However, by taking the time to become educated about precisely what a tooth extractions entail, patients can gain a sense of calm about what lies ahead.

Prior to an extraction, an oral surgeon, affordable dentist, or other dental care professional at Dental One Associates at Beltway will take x-rays as well as a full dental and medical history in order to determine the best approach to follow. They will check the location of the problem tooth in relation to the adjacent teeth, the sinuses, and to nerves in the jawbone. Under certain circumstances, antibiotics may be prescribed in advance of the procedure.  Generally, the dentist will perform a tooth extraction only on a patient who has not had a cough or cold in the days preceding the procedure.

Tooth extraction procedures fall into two categories: simple extractions and surgical extractions. A simple tooth extraction is performed on a tooth that is visible. An affordable dentist in Baltimore will first loosen the tooth and then remove it. A surgical tooth extraction involves teeth that are broken at the gum line or that have yet to fully grow in. In these cases, the dentist may have to remove bone and break the tooth. While the amount of sedation used in these tooth extraction procedures will depend on the complexity of the situation, the patient should not experience pain during the extraction.

Patients having a tooth extraction will receive dental care instructions following the procedure. Once they get home, they can manage pain with anti-inflammatory medications, ice packs, and warm compresses—and by following a soft diet for the first few days. Extractions do involve the risk of complications such as inadvertent damage to neighboring teeth, jaw fractures, damage to the sinuses, numbness, and ongoing pain. If such issues arise, it is important that the patient contact an affordable dentist in Baltimore right away.

To learn more about tooth extractions from an affordable dentist in Baltimore, call Dental One Associates at Beltway today at (410) 775-5536 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Baltimore. With 11 affiliated practices throughout Maryland, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates at Beltway, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates at Beltway. 

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Patient Reviews
Marie the hygienist is amazing. She is the most thorough, friendly person I’ve ever been seen by. I was also examined by DR. Patel afterwards. He is so nice. Even the staff is friendly. I was […]
Christa M.
Staff was amazing and treated me very well.
Richard R.
Hygienist was friendly, well informed and professional
Sherry C.
Awesome dentist that attended to she took the time to show me what is going on with my dental health and gave me my options to improve my dental health and appearance.
Bradley S.
The care of that my mother was provided was very good. Both the doctor and the staff we’re very gracious and dealing with an 80 year old woman who has Alzheimer’s.
Madeline M.
The friendliness and professionalism of the staff.
Yvette D.
Overall customer service. Caring, friendly, professional staff. The dentist is very thorough.
Michelle J.
Ms. Shannon, Ms. Denise and Dr. Patel were all very nice and informative.
Ann C.
Dr. Patel is very informative and attentive during my visits. I also liked my hygienist during my visit on Monday. Devin is ALWAYS very friendly and knowledgeable.
Danielle B.
I am always satisfied with the services provided by Dental One Associates
Dennis C.
The staff is very nice and always make you feel comfortable. Dr. Patel is great! Couldn’t ask for a better dentist!
Tammy B.
Keya at the front desk was very pleasant, explained my bill and answered all my questions! Her customer service was excellent and well appreciated!
Larrisha C.
Shannon is awesome! She knew who we were and told the receptionist. She has bee so helpful with billing issues.
Caralina S.
The staff always makes me feel comfortable. Everyone is so nice. Dr.Patel is an amazing dentist. I would definitely recommend this dentist office!
Tammy B.
Awesome service; great hours and availability. Very good at discussing your care plan so that you understand it.
Carmen L.
The professionalism of the employees, convenience of office hours and location in relation to where I live. Dr. Patel and assistants were great to work with.
Greg S.
Great doctors and staff. Clean facility. Always concerned about my anxiety and comfort throughout entire process. Never a long wait for appointments or in the waiting area.
Sharon H.
Dennis was excellent and gentle when cleaning my teeth
Regina W.
Was able to extract problem tooth with a 200% effort
Charles K.
Great staff. Courteous, knowledgeable and friendly. They all make the visit a pleasant one.
Kathleen G.
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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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