Tooth Extractions

Our dentists are experienced at treating emergency visits and traumatic oral injuries. Using our experience, a wide variety of techniques, and modern technology, we will have you smiling again in no time!

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We’ll help you improve your oral health by extracting unhealthy or aesthetically unattractive teeth.

There are numerous reasons why a tooth would need to be extracted. These reasons include: injuries or accidents that break teeth, decay, gum disease, overcrowding, and wisdom teeth. Extraction can remedy all of these issues and restore the function and fashion of your mouth.

Key Benefits:

  • Remove damaged tooth and make room for a healthy implant
  • Remove dead or decaying tooth to prevent infection
  • Create space by removing a tooth from an overcrowded area
  • Removing a tooth for any reason will be beneficial to either your oral health or the aesthetics of your smile.
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Why choose us?

Insurance + Fees

Our treatments are priced competitively and many of our services are covered by dental insurance. Please call for details.

Convenient Hours

We’re open evenings and weekends to accommodate your busy schedule.

Gentle Care

We invest in advanced technology and do everything we can to ensure your comfort.

Family Dentistry

We’re focused on providing a full range of high quality dentistry for the whole family.

Emergency Visits

We make every effort to schedule dental emergencies on the same or next day!

Well Reviewed Team

We have a 4.8 star average rating on Google across over 150 reviews!

Modern Office

Our state-of-the-art dental office is modern and comforting. We also have industry leading equipment to ensure your visit is as comfortable as possible.

Accepting New Patients

We’re warmly welcoming new patients at our practice. Give us a call or request an appointment online!

Meet Dr. Farhana Oza-Chughtai

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Dr. Oza-Chughtai is local to the South Shore. Born in Queens, NY and raised in North Valley Stream. She obtained her B.A from St. John’s University. Dr. Oza-Chughtai received her D.D.S degree from New York University College of Dentistry in 2015. She completed a one year General Practice Residency at Nassau University Medical Center. Her residency program helped her strengthen her knowledge and skills in Endodontics (root canal therapy), crown & bridge, pediatric dentistry and restorative dentistry.

New Patient Visit – How it Works

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Call or Request Online

The first step to better oral health is booking a new patient visit. Give us a call or request an appointment online.

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Initial Visit

During your first visit we will take some digital X-Rays and see what’s going on inside of your mouth. Then, we’ll learn about your oral health goals and come up with a treatment plan.

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Your Mouth, Your Decisions

Once we have shared our recommendations, we want you make the best decisions for yourself. We will never be pushy or recommend treatments that you do not need.

About Extractions

Despite your best efforts, teeth sometimes need to be removed to protect your health. When we’ve discussed all other possibilities, and you’ve decided on extraction, we’ll take every step to help you. Your well-being always takes priority in any treatment decision. Some patients prefer sedation to help with oral surgery, and we can review these options in your treatment plan. We take every measure to make sure even minor surgical procedures are as comfortable as possible.

Some teeth are removed more easily than others, but the Westbury Dental Spa team takes pride in helping every patient get numb with modern anesthesia. Once the anesthesia takes effect, Dr. Farhana Oza-Chughtai uses specialized instruments to elevate the tooth out of place. You will receive specific post-op instructions to help you care for the area after your procedure.

While our immediate concern is the short-term management of your care, we will also discuss your long-term plans for replacing missing teeth. Leaving a space is always an option, but spaces in your smile can create appearance and function challenges that are important to consider. Teeth slowly shift or migrate into open spaces and minimizing the effects of an unbalanced bite now can prevent issues later in life.

Although our primary goal is to help your teeth stay healthy and functional, an extraction is sometimes the best way to preserve the overall health of your mouth. Since teeth help nourish our bodies and support our confidence, we will help you create a plan that fits your short and long-term goals.

FAQ:

Are there any options to tooth extractions?

If the tooth has decayed to a point where it can not be repaired or significantly damaged, it is typically best to have it extracted. This will maintain and improve your oral health.

What does the procedure involve?

We’ll use local anaesthetic to numb the area around the tooth and ensure you are comfortable. Once you are numb and can’t feel anything, the dentist will begin the extraction process. We first increase the size of the socket around the affected tooth and then the dentist will gently, and painlessly pull the tooth from side to side until it is loose enough to extract.

Is the tooth extraction painful?

The local anaesthetic will prevent you from feeling any pain. Some patients feel minor discomfort from the pressure of the tooth being maneuvered prior to extraction.

What happens after the tooth is extracted?

After the extraction, a small stitch might be needed to stop any bleeding. If a stitch is not required, the dentist may simply ask you to bite down on a cotton pad. This will stop any bleeding.

Are there any risks involved?

Tooth extractions are very safe and an extremely common procedure. However, as with all procedures there is very small possibility of mild side effects or complications. Most patients with mild side effects or complications find that they go away very quickly after finishing the extraction. Some side effects include:

  • Swelling around the area where the tooth was extracted
  • Tenderness in the gums
  • Stiffness in the jaw
  • Mild pain
  • Light bleeding

Phone:

Call: (516) 282-5100

Address:

Westbury Dental Spa
229 Post Avenue
Westbury, NY 11590

Office Hours:

Mon: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Tues: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Wed: 9:00am – 7:00pm
Thur: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Fri: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sat: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Ask us a question or have us check your insurance coverage

Curious if you are covered under your current insurance plan? Have a question? Give us a call or fill out the form below and one of our team members will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Meet Dr. Farhana Oza-Chughtai

Dr. Oza-Chughtai is local to the South Shore. Born in Queens, NY and raised in North Valley Stream. She obtained her B.A from St. John’s University. Dr. Oza-Chughtai received her D.D.S degree from New York University College of Dentistry in 2015. She completed a one year General Practice Residency at Nassau University Medical Center. Her residency program helped her strengthen her knowledge and skills in Endodontics (root canal therapy), crown & bridge, pediatric dentistry and restorative dentistry.

She enjoys taking continuing education classes to enhance her skill and knowledge. She has warm and friendly personality and her patients feel at ease with her. She is enthusiastic about providing excellent quality dentistry. She is a certified Invisalign provider.

In her spare time, Dr. Oza-Chughtai likes to spend time with her husband and her two children. They enjoy exploring local activities, spending time with extended family, swimming, ice skating and traveling.