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Sharp Feeling After Tooth Extraction Torrance, CA

Sharp Feeling After Tooth Extraction

Woman in Dentist Chair with Dental Pain Torrance CA

When having a tooth removed in Torrance, California, our oral surgeon extracts the roots from inside of the bone. Usually this is a simple procedure. Occasionally, there are impacted teeth, teeth that are severely decayed, or ones that have curved roots that are difficult to remove. In these instances, opting to perform a surgical extraction is the best solution for removing your tooth.

What Is A Surgical Extraction?

A surgical extraction means that rather than pulling your tooth out in one piece, it will be sectioned into smaller pieces for easier extraction. Often this means partial removal of the bone around the tooth as well. While doing so is necessary, it sometimes results in having small, loose bone fragments after the procedure.

What Is A Bone Fragment?

Bone fragments are little slivers of bone that can get left behind in the socket after a surgical tooth extraction. Ideally, the bone fragment works its way out as the area heals. But sometimes the bone gets caught in the gum tissue and the oral surgeon will need to remove it for you.

Signs That You Have A Bone Fragment

Having a bone fragment can range from mildly irritating to very painful, the sharp pieces that can cut the inside of your cheek or cause an ulcer on your tongue. Most people will call the office a few weeks after having a tooth removed, saying that they feel like there is still a piece of the tooth still there.

Tooth Extractions in Torrance, CA

If you need to have a tooth extracted and want a professional team that’ll be there with you every step of the way, then call Torrance Oral Surgery Center. Benjamin Yagoubian DDS, MD, and his staff look forward to making your surgical extraction as simple as possible!

Posted on behalf of Torrance Oral Surgery Center

23451 Madison St #120
Torrance, CA 90505

Phone: (310) 373-0667


Monday - Friday 8AM - 5PM
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What Our Patients Say About Us

Even our patients who have been told in the past that they are not good candidates for dental implants have found options at our clinic.

  • Mindy W.

    This is a very welcoming center. Everyone seemed very competent and helpful. I had an oral biopsy today. No waiting. The staff were ready for me and all was in place. Dr. Yagoubian was warm , cheerful and I felt in extremely capable hands. I am so grateful I was referred to him. Sincerely, Mindy W.

  • Raj G.

    Dr. Yagoubian is excellent. I was in state for business when my wisdom tooth broke. I was lucky enough to find Dr. Yagoubian's office. Everyone there was professional and courteous. The procedure went smoothly. Dr. Y is highly skilled, meticulous, and a very personable health care provider (a rarity in the field, in my opinion). If you need an oral surgeon, I highly recommend him.

  • Chahab S.

    Dr Yagoubian is an excellent oral surgeon, supported by a very professional staff. They made the experience as stress-free as possible. Highly recommended.

  • Paul M.

    A positive experience from start to end. I got a sense that this was going to go well and it did. Two extractions, two implants, bone graft and removal of four part bridge. Leaving part of the bridge on one tooth. If there were 10stars they would be for Torrance oral surgery group and Dr. Alicia Wolf / Blanco Demtal Group for recommending Ben.