3 Common Oral Surgery Procedures

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At Phinney Ridge Dental, we strive to provide comprehensive dentistry for our patients because receiving care from your own dentist improves continuity of care and patients often find it more comfortable. Dr. Micah Bickel has extensive experience in all aspects of dentistry, including surgical procedures.

We provide comfortable and accurate oral surgery procedures in Ballard and the surrounding communities.

Here Are 3 of Our Most Common Oral Surgery Procedures

Dental Implant Placement

The success of dental implants depends upon proper location and bone quality. Dr. Micah Bickel will provide a comprehensive evaluation to determine if you are healthy enough for dental implants or if you could benefit from bone grafting or a sinus lift.

Dr. Bickel explains all options to our patients so they can make the best decision for themselves. He is known for his ability to communicate clearly and compassionately with our patients.

Extraction of Damaged or Diseased Teeth

While saving teeth is an integral part of what we do, sometimes removing a diseased or damaged tooth is necessary to eliminate pain and the spread of disease to healthy teeth and bone.

At Phinney Ridge Dental, we always explore other options before recommending an extraction, but if one becomes necessary, we can replace your missing tooth, so your smile and your health don’t suffer.

Wisdom Teeth Extractions

Wisdom teeth are tricky. Some patients have good luck, and they never create a problem. The majority of people will find that wisdom teeth eventually cause pain or overcrowding because they simply do not have enough space to erupt correctly. 

When wisdom teeth cannot erupt or grow in at an angle, they may cause problems with your bite or even become infected. It is usually best to address the question of wisdom teeth sooner than later. We are happy to evaluate your wisdom teeth or your teen’s wisdom teeth and remove troublesome ones if needed. Contact Phinney Ridge Dental today to schedule your consultation.

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