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Indianapolis, IN patients can seek tooth extractions with Dr. Matthew Church

Most Indianapolis, IN patients never want to hear about tooth extraction. However, there are times in which tooth extraction may need to be performed. Tooth extraction is beneficial for patients who have:

Indianapolis, IN patients can seek tooth extractions with Dr. Matthew Church
  • Impacted wisdom teeth
  • Infected teeth
  • Loose teeth
  • Broken teeth
  • Overcrowding

Dr. Matthew Church of Washington Street Dentistry understands the importance of removing natural teeth in some situations. He knows when it is needed to achieve a more attractive smile or to eliminate pain caused by impaction. There are two types of procedures – simple extractions and surgical extractions. Simple extractions require the dentist to grasp the tooth and rock it back and forth, using leverage to lift the whole tooth from the bone of the jaw. In some situations, the dentist may need to cut into the gums to access the tooth and do a surgical extraction. This is more invasive and may require more healing time than a simple extraction.


New Patients: (317) 333-6788

Existing Patients: (317) 890-4455

Which is best for me?

Patients with a tooth above the gum line can typically have a simple extraction, while patients who have broken teeth or teeth that have not yet surfaced are candidates for surgical extraction. Extractions are not uncomfortable, as patients are anesthetized and sedated as needed. Our team can walk patients through the procedure every step of the way so there are no surprises. During the initial appointment, the dentist will also advise if any other treatments should be completed at the same time such as the placement of a dental implant.

Schedule a consultation appointment today

Extractions don’t have to be uncomfortable. Dr. Matthew Church and his team at Washington Street Dentistry want patients to feel at ease when they have their procedures performed, especially oral surgeries. Contact the practice today at (317) 333-6788 or visit 10935 East Washington Street to schedule an appointment.

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Washington Street Dentistry
Dr. Matthew Church

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A graduate from the University of Kentucky, Dr. M Church has an extensive amount of skill and expertise in the field of professional dentistry. With over 20 years of experience, he is a firm believer in providing his patients with the best possible care for their dental concerns. Whilst being educated and experienced in a multitude of dental services, Dr. Church is particularly proficient in the areas involving Invisalign, for which he is a certified provider, cosmetic dental services, and dental implants.

Dr. Church invests both time and resources in educating and maintaining his standard of quality in terms of his service. He undertook and graduated from the Misch International Implant Institute Surgical Program and maintains active membership with the American College of Oral Implantology. He is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.


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