Tooth Extraction An Overview
Dr. Brent Engelberg and Dr. Jennifer Mullarkey perform tooth extractions in their Arlington Heights, IL dentist office. A tooth extraction is often the treatment of last resort but may be recommended for a variety of dental problems:
- A tooth that is severely decayed or infected
- Advanced gum disease to prevent further damage to bone and other tissue
- A tooth that is blocking another tooth
- Wisdom teeth that are impacted or affecting other teeth
"I really didn't think going to the dentist would ever be enjoyable, but Dr. brents team go out of their way to make me feel comfortable and relaxed. Oh yeah, they did a great job on my teeth as well. Thanks Doc."Thomas M.
"I use to hate going to the dentist. But my experience with Dr. Brent Engelberg and his staff has changed my perception of going to the dentist. They are excellent at what they do and his office has a very calming atmosphere. I would highly recommend Dr. Engelberg to anyone…Tim E.
"I have always had a great experience when going here. The front desk is always friendly and helpful with any questions I've had regarding my payments/insurance. Pam is the hygienist I always go to and she does an amazing job. I always leave a happy customer."Alyssa M.
"I have been coming to this practice for over 20 years. Whenever you walk through the doors you are greeted by a smile behind the desk. I have a special bond with Pam one of the hygienist who is always so caring and goes over the top to get me…Beth C.
"I have been going to Dr. Engelberg since Dr. Uhler retired. I have only had positive experiences with him and have found his work and care to be of highest quality. My questions are always answered and I feel very safe and comfortable during all my visits. I find him…Roberta Z.
"I was in for my 6 month cleaning with Laura. I am always appreciative of her professionalism and thoroughness. When I leave, I know that everyone in the office has my best interests in mind. From Dr. Engelberg to the hygienists to the office staff, they all work diligently to…Mark W.
"The entire team makes going to the dentist as enjoyable as possible. This is by far the best dental practice I have ever been to, and Dr. Engelberg is big reason. He is highly personable, takes time to listen to figure out what the dental problems may be, and recommends…Sean C.
"Best dental office ever! This is a great dental practice, Dr. Engelberg is awesome, his hygienists are wonderful and his office staff is warm and inviting. I actually look forward to seeing everyone when I go in for an appointment. Dr. Engelberg is extremely knowledgeable and always thoroughly explains procedures…Kate F.
"Had some dental work done with Dr. Engelberg and he was excellent. His staff was very friendly and knowledgable. I would highly recommend them."Mary C.
"Dr. Engleberg is a step above the rest. I went in on a referral due to a veneer emergency. Dr. Engelberg was a complete perfectionist and painlessly fixed my tooth, it looks perfect! I highly recommend Dr. Engelberg and this practice. I have had this tooth worked on in the…Annie H.
Tooth Extraction What to Expect
A tooth extraction is typically a quick procedure performed with a local anesthetic, but Drs. Engelberg and Mullarkey offer sedation dentistry options for patients with dental anxiety. After your tooth extraction, your dentist will discuss tooth replacement options to restore your dental health and prevent the development of additional dental problems. Prompt tooth replacement is important to avoid the development of more complex dental problems: periodontal disease, shifting teeth, changes in the bite and shrinkage of bone in the jaw.
Drs. Engelberg and Mullarkey offer a comprehensive services for replacing your extracted tooth (or teeth) and will recommend the appropriate option for your unique dental health and cosmetic concerns: