Extractions

You and your dentist may determine that you need a tooth extraction for any number of reasons. Some teeth are extracted because they are severely decayed; others may have advanced periodontal disease; or others may have broken in a way that cannot be repaired. Other teeth may need removal because they are poorly positioned in the mouth (such as impacted teeth) or in preparation for orthodontic treatment.

the extraction process

At the time of extraction the doctor will need to numb your tooth, jaw bone and gums that surround the area with a local anesthetic.

During the extraction process, you will feel some pressure. This is from the process of firmly rocking the tooth in order to widen the socket for removal.

You will feel the pressure without pain, as the anesthetic has numbed the nerves stopping the transference of pain, yet the nerves that transmit pressure are not profoundly affected.

If you do feel pain at any time during the extraction, please let us know right away.

Sectioning a tooth

Some teeth require sectioning. This is a very common procedure done when a tooth is so firmly anchored in its socket or the root is curved and the socket can’t expand enough to remove it. The doctor simply cuts the tooth into sections and then removes each section, one at a time.

Oral Surgery Associates of Milwaukee, S.C.

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I had a great experience. Everyone was nice and explained the whole procedure before starting. Jennifer helped to calm my nerves and made sure that I was comfortable.

- Lauren B

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I needed a tooth pulled- urgently- due to severe pain from an infection. I wasn't able to get into the Oak Creek office but they got me in next day in Waukesha. I was so scared and in so much pain. Dr. Wagner wouldn't do anything until i showed no discomfort. Amazing how fast it happened. He removed the tooth and infection in a matter of minutes. He was very kind and gentle and made me feel at ease, if that's possible. I recommend him for sure.

- Ruth R

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Dr. and staff friendly, efficient, and put you at ease. Actual extraction took very little time. Would highly recommend.

- Mary S

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My almost 8 year old son Evan saw Dr. Kimmel for removal of a impacted baby tooth and one that was stuck due to a trauma he had when he was smaller. The entire staff was amazing. Very caring, calming and compassionate. We never felt rushed at any time. They took the time to talk with Evan and make sure he was comfortable. I would highly recommend Dr. Kimmel and his staff to anyone needing oral surgery.

- Jane B

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Quick, easy and caring!

- Nicolas E

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Dr Jakusz made the recommendation to use DR Kimmel. Good suggestion. Everything went well

- Tom B

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Very good

- T P

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Very nice

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Dr. Braun referred me to Dr. Kimmel. This is the second procedure he has done for me. He was compassionate, skilled, and has excellent communication. His nurse and office staff are friendly and helpful. Thanks for your superior care!

- Sally A

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Kind friendly staff! Procedure was explained and no surprises. Dr. Kortebein is very nice and personable. Easiest and most painless tooth extraction I have ever had.

- Nancy S

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Very friendly.

- Catherine M

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Good experience, considering the circumstance.

- Dean B

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Dr Kimmel was very kind and thourough going through treatment for my daughter. The assistant was excellent, also

- Robin A

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Very courteous and efficient. Well done.

- Greg S

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Everything was very professional and went very smoothly

- Kristin W

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Very nice calm demeanor, professional. Attentive and good follow through/follow up. I have already referred a friend.

- M F

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Very well done. Competent and friendly staff; minimum pain.

- Edward S

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Extremely impressed with the speed and quality of Dr Wagner’s surgical extraction. Both the doctor and his assistant were exceeding polite, professional, and personable. I’ll definitely be returning for the future dental work I need done.

- Jared W

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Quick, efficient and painless... With online registration I was in and out under 30 min. Easy-peasy.

- David Z

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Very well pleased. Would recommend.

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