Tooth Extractions

Hassle-free Tooth Extraction at Cunning Dental Group in Southern California.

Tooth Extractions at Cunning Dental Group

Exceptional Service. Remarkably Gentle.

  • Safely removes a tooth that is beyond repair
  • Stops the spread of decay to surrounding teeth
  • Alleviates a persistent toothache
  • Resolves overcrowding and impacted teeth
  • Prepares you for the next step in smile enhancement
  • A virtually discomfort-free procedure


"Every person I dealt with was kind, professional and non judgmental. I was told by my previous provider my options were limited to dentures. I went in for a second opinion, very pessimistically. I am thrilled there are new teeth in my future. I am new but have absolutely have had a five star experiences so far."

— F.K. on yelp

About Cunning Dental Group

Restoring smiles with a gentle touch

Cunning Dental Group is the premier choice among California dental practices. With a skillful team of dental specialists including oral surgeons, periodontists, and endodontists, they can handle all your dental concerns. When an accident arises in which you need immediate tooth restoration, tooth extraction, or advanced cosmetic dentistry treatment, our experienced staff is here for you.

With dental emergencies, optimum patient comfort is our primary concern. If you have fear of the dentist anxiety, our dentists are licensed to practice sedation dentistry in California. We guarantee that you and your teeth are in expert hands.

Sedation Dentistry for Tooth Extraction at Cunning Dental Group in Southern California.

Did you know?

Cunning Dental Group offers IV Sedation for patients that want sleep dentistry.

An extraction is the careful removal of a tooth from its socket or dental alveolus.Here at Cunning Dental Group, we will thoroughly examine your teeth, gums, and mouth before extracting a tooth. Although preserving your natural tooth is always the best option, if it cannot be avoided, our promise is to make the extraction procedure as painless as possible.

Simple Dental Extractions

Simple extractions involve the pulling of teeth that are visible in the mouth. In order to reduce or eliminate any pain associated with this procedure, our general dentists use a local anesthetic to numb the area.

Surgical Dental Extractions

Surgical extractions involve the removal of teeth that are impacted or not easily accessible inside the mouth — a common occurrence with wisdom teeth. Cunning Dental Group carries out this procedure when a tooth does not fully erupt or when a tooth breaks beneath the gumline. Previous root canal teeth usually require surgical extractions as well.

Three definitive signs imply the need for tooth extractions or a wisdom tooth removal:


There are several treatment options available for a decaying tooth, but sometimes the decay is so extensive that it becomes unsalvageable. A severely broken or cracked tooth is often considered damaged, and we may opt to extract it.

Tooth Infection

Failure to address a decaying tooth can cause the infection to reach your tooth’s pulp. Root canal therapy can usually treat the infection, but we may suggest extracting the tooth if the damage is severe and root canal treatments cannot resolve the problem.

Impaction or Overcrowding

Impacted teeth are those that grow or shift into the wrong position, which renders them useless. Overcrowding is when your teeth are too large to fit within the mouth properly. We may remove these teeth in preparation for braces or to improve your smile.

The common types of impaction we see at Cunning Dental Group are:

Vertical impaction

Vertical impaction has a high chance of erupting and fitting comfortably into the mouth without problems. However, when a tooth begins putting pressure on molars or the bones at the back of the mouth, extraction becomes necessary.

Mesial Impaction

The most common type of wisdom tooth impaction, mesial impaction, occurs when the topmost surface of a tooth is angled toward the front of the mouth, pushing on the molar next to it. The angle of the impacted tooth determines the need for extraction.

Distal impaction

Distal impaction is the exact opposite of a mesial impaction. In this least common case, the topmost surface of a tooth faces the back of the mouth. The need to pull out a distal impacted tooth depends on the degree of its angle.

Horizontal Impaction

A horizontally impacted wisdom tooth can be the worst to experience. The tooth lies completely sideways and away from the gumline’s surface, painfully pushing into the molar in front of it. Surgical extraction is often essential to alleviate pain.

Our dental extraction process involves five quick and painless steps:

Step 1: Injecting anesthetic to numb the tooth, gum, and bone tissue

Step 2: Removing the tooth using extraction forceps and elevators

Step 3: Gauzing or stitching the open space created by the extracted tooth

Step 4: You biting firmly yet gently on a gauze pad to control bleeding

Step 5: Reducing any post-operative swelling with cold compress methods

What is Involved in Aftercare?

Follow these tooth removal aftercare tips for a more effective and faster healing process:

  • Focus on resting immediately after your tooth removal procedure.
  • Take your dentist’s prescribed pain relief medication.
  • Do not remove the blood clot around the extraction site.
  • Avoid eating or drinking for two hours after the procedure.
  • Do not drink with a straw since the sucking action can dislodge the blood clot.
  • Consume only soft foods until the pain and bleeding subside.
  • Brush your teeth 24 hours after the procedure, but avoid the extraction site.
  • Rinse your mouth with salt water solution for 24 hours after extraction.
  • Avoid exercising and other rigorous physical activities for two days.
  • Drink plenty of chilled water after the bleeding subsides.

Our Approach

We are passionate about your teeth as we strive to provide:

  • Gentle tooth extractions
  • Compassionate dental care
  • Infection and disease prevention
  • Improved oral health and wellness


No tooth is too small or too big for Cunning Dental Group to do a tooth extraction.

Your comfort matters. For safe and painless tooth extractions, schedule an exam online or contact us at (855) 328-6646.