Category Archives: Tooth Extractions

What Should You Do Immediately After Tooth Extraction?

If you have a severely damaged tooth, it may require permanent extraction. Knowing what to expect from your appointment is the best way to reduce any fear or dental anxiety you may have about your upcoming procedure. Drs. Gary McDowell and Ashley McDowell also recommend understanding what to do immediately after tooth extraction to reduce […]

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How a cracked tooth can cause a toothache

If your dentist has evaluated your smile and determined that you have a cracked tooth, it is essential that you speak to him or her about the options available to treat it. A cracked tooth may or may not be fixed, depending on the situation. During an evaluation with the team at McDowell Dental Group […]

Why might I need dental extractions?

Dental extractions are a dreaded procedure for most patients. The idea of having teeth manually removed by the dentist may seem scary. However, there are many situations in which Abington, PA area patients may need to have one or more teeth extracted. At McDowell Dental Group, Drs. Gary and Ashley McDowell work routinely with patients […]

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