Anxiety-Free Oral Surgery at Holt Dental Care
Your Oral Surgery Solution in West Jordan, UT
Dr. Holt offers oral surgery services focused on improving and protecting your oral health. We offer certain oral surgery procedures in-house, but may refer you out if your case is complex. Having served the people of West Jordan and the surrounding areas for many years, Dr. Holt has established our practice as a leader in solving oral health problems.
How Can Dr. Holt Help?
Dr. Holt and the entire staff at Holt Dental Care understand that dental procedures, especially dental surgery, can cause patients to become anxious. Other than anxiety some patients feel that their questions go unanswered but because we practice patient-centered care, all of our patients are treated like family. Our valued patients leave feeling confident that they’ve received the best possible oral surgery care.
What Types Oral Surgery Services Does Holt Dental Care Offer?
Since we opened our doors, we’ve been serving the communities of West Jordan. We’re proud to have built lasting relationships with our community and look forward to building a great relationship with you. We focus and specialize in the following oral surgery procedures:
At our dental practice, we always strive to preserve natural teeth and promote oral health through various treatment options. However, there are instances when tooth extraction becomes a necessary solution to ensure the overall well-being of our patients. Tooth extraction is a commonly performed oral surgery procedure that involves the removal of a tooth from its socket in the jawbone. While our primary goal is to preserve teeth whenever possible, there are specific situations where extraction is the most suitable course of action. Here are some common scenarios where tooth extraction may be necessary:
- Severely Damaged or Decayed Teeth: When a tooth is extensively decayed or damaged beyond the point of repair, extraction may be the only viable option. If the tooth cannot be restored through procedures like fillings, dental crowns, or root canal therapy, removing it can prevent further oral health complications.
- Impacted Wisdom Teeth: Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, often emerge in late adolescence or early adulthood. However, due to limited space in the jaw, these teeth can become impacted, meaning they do not have enough room to fully erupt or align properly with the other teeth. Impacted wisdom teeth can lead to pain, infection, gum disease, and damage to adjacent teeth. In such cases, extraction is typically recommended.
- Orthodontic Treatment: In some orthodontic cases, tooth extraction may be required to create sufficient space for proper alignment of the remaining teeth. Removing one or more teeth can facilitate the movement and alignment of the remaining teeth, allowing for a more successful orthodontic treatment outcome.
- Periodontal Disease: Advanced periodontal disease, which affects the supporting structures of the teeth, can cause severe damage to the gums and jawbone. If the disease progresses to a point where the teeth have loosened or if they no longer have adequate support, extraction may be necessary to preserve the overall oral health and prevent further spread of infection.
- Crowding or Malpositioned Teeth: In situations where there is severe crowding or misalignment of the teeth, extraction of one or more teeth may be required to create enough space for orthodontic treatment. Removing a tooth can help achieve proper alignment, enhance aesthetics, and improve overall bite functionality.
- Trauma or Fractured Teeth: Dental trauma resulting from accidents or sports injuries can lead to fractures or extensive damage to the teeth. If the tooth is severely fractured or cannot be saved through restorative procedures, extraction may be necessary to prevent infection, alleviate pain, and maintain oral health.
- It is important to note that the dentist always considers tooth extraction as a last resort, only to be performed when other treatment options are not feasible or would result in a compromised outcome. Your West Jordan dentist will thoroughly evaluate your condition, discuss all available treatment options, and recommend tooth extraction only when it is truly necessary for your dental health and well-being.
- At our dental practice, we understand the apprehensions associated with tooth extraction and are committed to providing a comfortable and stress-free experience for our patients. Our compassionate dentist and team will ensure that you receive proper care, guidance, and support before, during, and after the extraction procedure. Rest assured, your oral health and comfort are our top priorities.
Dr. Holt Can Help
If you are in or near West Jordan and would like to receive a consultation, please give us a call at (801) 282-5839 or send us a quick email. We look forward to serving you. You can learn more about our practice by checking our business page, and make sure to check the map for directions before you head to our West Jordan location.