The goal of modern dentistry is to preserve the natural teeth for a lifetime. It is a well-known fact that the loss of a single tooth can have an impact not only on your dental health, but also on your appearance.
Most tooth extractions can be prevented; however, there are certain conditions under which tooth removal is necessary for the proper health and function of the oral cavity.
A few reasons why teeth have to be removed are:
Generally most tooth extractions are simple. The offending tooth is loosened and removed from the mouth. In the case of broken down or multi rooted teeth a surgical approach is taken, where the gum is released and the tooth sectioned to facilitate its removal.