Tooth Extractions

Comfortable Extractions for Children in Salisbury

Comfortable Extractions for Children in Salisbury

A tooth extraction on a child may seem like a difficult procedure, however for an experienced pediatric dentist, an extraction is one of the fastest and easiest treatments in dentistry. Your child may require a tooth extraction for several reasons: severe decay or dental infection, a severely-injured tooth, crowding of teeth and other orthodontic concerns, or tooth impaction. 

After a tooth extraction, our team will discuss proper instructions to ensure adequate healing and how to best keep your child comfortable at home. Typically, we recommend a soft food diet for a few days, over the counter pain medicine if needed, and to avoid straws or sippy cups. Most of our patients are able to compete in sports and resume daily activities within 24 hours.

If your child has severe anxiety or is too young to cooperate for a tooth extraction, Eastern Shore Pediatric Dentistry has several sedation options available. If your child needs an extraction, call us at (410) 202-8515 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Matt.