385 W Center St
Orem, UT 84057

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What is a tooth extraction?

A tooth extraction is simply the removal of a tooth. At Gentle Dental Arts, our experienced dentist and dental team understand that the loss of a tooth can have a large impact on the health, function, and appearance of your smile. We are careful to only recommend tooth extraction when it is the best option for restoring the health of your smile. In addition, we offer several options for replacing your missing tooth following the extraction. Dr. Alexander Larsen is happy to discuss dental implants, dental bridges, dentures, and other options with you both before and after your tooth extraction in Orem, Utah.

Should I have my tooth pulled?

We may recommend a tooth extraction in the following cases:

  • Infection has destroyed a large portion of the tooth and surrounding bone
  • The tooth is so severely decayed or damaged that we cannot effectively restore it with a crown, filling, or other type of restoration
  • There are too many teeth to properly fit in the mouth

If you are experiencing any type of tooth pain, please call our dental office today at 801-788-4922, or stop by. We are committed to restoring your smile to optimal health and function.

Conscious Sedation

We are happy to offer conscious sedation to help you feel more relaxed during your dental visit.

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Sleep Apnea Treatment

Our dentists offer personalized treatment for sleep apnea to help you gain a more restful night’s sleep.

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Digital X-Rays

We are committed to using advanced technology, including digital X-rays, for high-level dental care.

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Same-Day Crowns

At Gentle Dental Arts, you can receive a custom-made dental crown in just one visit to our office!

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Metal-Free Dentistry

We are pleased to provide metal-free dentistry so you can feel confident in your smile and health.

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Intraoral Camera

The intraoral camera is just one of the tools we use to provide you with precise, high-quality dentistry.

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