Unfortunately, there are times when teeth cannot be salvaged with periodontal or endodontic therapies. In these instances, extraction of the teeth is recommended. Often these require advanced surgical techniques to ensure complete root removal.
- Often a swelling under the eye, with or without a draining tract, indicates a tooth root abscess.
- Cats are often afflicted with a severe inflammatory condition of the mouth called stomatitis. These cats often benefit from full mouth extractions.