Wisdom Teeth & Surgeries

Simple to complex tooth extractions performed in one place.

Removal & Oral Surgery

Wisdom teeth, tooth extractions, and so much more.
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Although wisdom tooth extractions are the most common and well-known form of oral surgery, there are many other procedures which could save your smile. These include:

  • Regular tooth extraction

  • Impacted tooth extraction

  • Dental implant restoration

  • Periodontal or gum surgery

  • Orthodontic procedures

  • Correcting bite issues (TMJ/sleep apnea)

An oral surgeon who has attended additional years of dental school performs most of these treatments. However, wisdom tooth and regular tooth extraction can be performed in our Dental Care Of Sumner office. Our knowledgeable dentist is able to gently and precisely remove teeth that are negatively impacting your oral health.

More complex issues are referred to our partner oral surgeon (who visits our office). Although the idea of surgery may sound intimidating, our team is by your side and will listen to any concerns you have. We work closely with the oral surgeon to ensure you receive the highest standard of care.

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Tooth Extractions

Simple, fast, and gentle tooth removal in Sumner, WA.

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Our team of experienced professionals always strives to save your natural teeth. We offer a range of comprehensive services designed to maintain your smile and health. However, on occasion, the best course of action is to remove your tooth in order to protect your health.

Extractions are commonly performed due to the following reasons:

  • Pain when chewing

  • Causing overcrowding or bite problems

  • Damaging other teeth

  • Causing tooth misalignment

  • Severe decay or damage to the tooth

Many times it is for the benefit of your overall health to have these teeth removed.

The process for removal is simple. Your caring dentist carefully numbs the area (we offer sedation for more nervous patients), the tooth is rocked in the socket so it is loosened, and then it is pulled out. The socket is then covered with a gauze to prevent bleeding and infection. After the procedure, we will discuss restorative options such as a dental implant or dental bridge, if necessary.

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I'll be the first to admit.... I hate going to the dentist. But Dr. Crane and his staff are phenomenal!!!!! Melissa was the best dental assistant, she made sure I felt comfortable and at ease. My teeth are in horrible condition and they gave me hope and did not make me feel judged like other places have in the past.
carolynn heft
carolynn heft
17:59 05 Jun 19
I have had GREAT experience at Dental Care Of Sumner. The staff are very friendly, their facility is super clean, and Dr. Crane's expertise is very evident in how he performs his job. All of the procedures have had done at Dr. Crane's office have been top notch and virtually painless. My wife and kids have stated many times how much they like Dr. Cranes office. If your looking for a GREAT dentist who is personable, honest, and professional you need to look no further. I highly recommend Dr. Crane and his staff at Dental Care of Sumner.
Joshua Rice
Joshua Rice
18:25 26 Dec 18
Dr. Scott Crane is wonderful and very knowledgeable. His hygienists are really good too. They have digital x-rays, and up to date equipment . The staff in the front office are pleasant, and do a great job with billing and the likes. I like going there, I highly recommend them.
Robin Mason
Robin Mason
09:17 23 Dec 18
I feel comfortable the moment I walk in the office. The staff is extremely friendly. Dr. Crane is sensitive to the needs of the patient. If it hurts, he stops. I am thankful I have finally found a good dentist!
bethany haynes
bethany haynes
23:09 20 Dec 18
This is a great place! I personally love my hygenist and with my frequent visits, i never have any hesitation in going because every appointment is a good experience. Brenda is fabulous in keeping you informed and helping you make sense of it all. Dr. Crane is professional, efficient, and friendly. All in all, best dental destination I've ever had!
Jason Wiswell
Jason Wiswell
16:58 20 Dec 18
I am fearful about going to the dentist. I put off the visit as long as I could, then Dr. Crane and Dental Care of Sumner were recommended to me. The first visit I was extremely nervous, however, the office staff, Hygienists and Dr. Crane, are all kind, professional and friendly. Everyone in the practice does what they can do to make the patient comfortable, informed and at ease. I highly recommend this office and Dr. Crane to anyone fearful of going to a dentist. Clean, friendly, kind and on time for appointments.
Norma DeVita
Norma DeVita
03:21 20 Feb 19

Oral Surgery

Expert care for more complex cases.
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Wisdom Teeth Removal

When your third set of molars do not erupt properly or are too big for your jaw, they can cause pain and other dental problems. An oral surgeon is able to remove both regular wisdom teeth and impacted teeth. Using advanced skill and precise techniques, the teeth can be comfortably removed and balance reinstated to your mouth.

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Periodontal Surgery

When gum disease or soft tissue problems have developed beyond the realms of oral hygiene maintenance, a gum surgeon can help restore your health. Through deep cleanings and gum contouring, common cosmetic and restorative complaints can be fixed. Very often laser dentistry is employed to produce more precise and effective results, with a faster recovery time.

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Dental Implants

When you have a missing tooth, dental implants could be the ideal answer. An implant mimics your tooth’s natural root and is surgically placed into your jaw bone by a trained oral surgeon. The surgeon assesses the ideal placement and ensures a solid foundation for the implant. Afterward, our restorative dentist places a dental crown or denture on top of the implant to restore your smile.

Safe and Gentle Tooth Removal

Oral surgery could save your smile and revolutionize your life.