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Dr. Gabriela Duraes

Get Your Smile Back on the Right Track

Are you experiencing tooth pain or discomfort? At Blooming Smiles Dental Studio, we understand that sometimes tooth extraction is necessary to protect your oral health and maintain a beautiful smile. Our experienced dental professionals are here to provide you with gentle and efficient tooth extraction procedures, including wisdom tooth removals. With our state-of-the-art facilities and compassionate care, we ensure your comfort throughout the entire process.
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Why People Love Blooming Smiles Dental Studio

Vicente J.
Dr Gabriela is great, She has been our dentist for year and it is the best care we have even have. I have a broke tooth and was able to have a emergency appointment in no time. Definitely recommended!
Sarah H.
Blooming Smiles Dental Studio is simply the best. I can't recommend them more. The staff is very accommodating and friendly. Dr. Gabriella is truly the sweetest woman you'll meet. They explain everything to you thoroughly and make sure you are you comfortable during your appointment. If I could rate them higher than 5 stars I truly would!
Peter
Blooming Smiles has been absolutely amazing. The staff there is always incredibly friendly and willing to answer questions about what they're doing. They also do a lot to make patients comfortable during appointments and it makes for a great experience.
Nina G.
I live pretty far from this location but I am willing to make the drive. Dr. Duraes is amazing. She takes the time to explain everything and is upbeat and personable. I have been going here for years and would not dream of switching to a different provider. Thank you to Dr. Duraes and her team for their excellent care!
Nikki
This is the perfect place for people who otherwise are scared of going to the dentist. Dr Gabriela and the team are wonderful and very knowledgable! My family and I have gone here for years and have always had pleasant experiences. The office is hygienic, everything is done in as painless manner as possible, and the environment is warm and positive.
Maristela B.
Dr. Gabriella and her staff are amazing. My kids used to be afraid to go to the dentist, but not anymore. Angelica, the receptionist, is super kind, helpful and hardworking. She’s the best. I highly recommend Blooming Smiles!
Kevin H.
Dr. Gabriella is far and away my favorite dentist ever! I’ve been going to her for over 10 years. She’s highly skilled, trustworthy, and personable. She did a perfect job on my porcelain cap and I like being able to book an appt in the city if needed!
Kristian V.
Dr. Gabriela is fantastic! She's quick, efficient, personable, and gives you as much time as you need to ask questions or give concerns, unlike a lot of doctors and dentists that hardly give you the time of day. Also has a wonderful infectious personality that puts you in a good mood! I definitely won't be going anywhere else!
Leonardo G.
Service completely awesome! Doctor Gabriela is a great professional, always makes sure you are doing ok. Always great feedback from her and always very kind and respectful. Dental Studio very well organized, clean, great staff, modern too. Will come back again for sure.
Kelly S.
Amazing group of people! From the front office ladies to the most amazing Dentist in the entire Chicago-land area. Dr. Gabriela is by far one of the most kind, caring, energetic and understanding dentist I’ve ever come across. Thank you for your amazing work! Going to the dentist has become one of my favorite activities!!
Janice P.
I happened office by accidentally looking for a different dental office. It was the best accident I’ve ever had!! They have the most Up-to-date equipment, and the teethcleaning is a third of the time of cleanings in the past. Not to mention, everyone is very very friendly and concerned and helpful. Best dental office around!!
Fabiola P.
I highly recommend Dr Gabriela! Great professional that examines and provides all solutions ! Her staff threats me very kindly as soon as I step in the front door. Location is easy to access by car or by train! I could not be in better hands!
Jason D.
Dr. Gabriela is fantastic. Besides her deep knowledge and outstanding technique, she’s always takes the time to explain the procedures, and execute them perfectly. I have nothing but great things to say about Blooming Smile Studio.
Karolina B.
Dr. Gabriela is the absolute best. She is knowledgeable, kind, and thorough. She is an expert in this field and has given me the most amazing care. I wouldn’t go anywhere else. I trust her and highly recommend her to anyone needing dental work.
Helen M.
Dr. Gabriela and her team are amazing! Courtesy and professionalism are their staple! Her clinic is immaculate clean ! This is the place that me and my family trust!
Blooming Smiles Dental Studio team

Understanding Tooth Extractions

Tooth extractions are dental procedures where a tooth is removed from its socket in the bone. While it may seem daunting, rest assured that at Blooming Smiles Dental Studio, our skilled team makes the process as comfortable as possible. We offer both simple and surgical extractions, depending on the complexity of your case.
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The Tooth Extraction Process

At Blooming Smiles Dental Studio, we prioritize your comfort and safety throughout the tooth extraction process. Here's a step-by-step breakdown of what you can expect during a typical tooth extraction:

  1. Initial Assessment: Our skilled dentist will perform a comprehensive examination, including X-rays, to evaluate the condition of your tooth and plan the extraction accordingly.
  2. Anesthesia: To ensure a painless procedure, a local anesthetic will be administered to numb the area surrounding the tooth to be extracted. You can rest assured that our team will keep you comfortable throughout.
  3. Tooth Extraction: Our dentist will gently loosen the tooth from its socket using specialized instruments. Sometimes, a small incision may be necessary to access the tooth's root. Once the tooth is successfully removed, any necessary stitches will be placed.
  4. Post-extraction Care: After the extraction, our dentist will provide you with detailed instructions on how to care for the extraction site. Following these instructions is crucial to promote proper healing and minimize discomfort.
  5. Follow-up Appointment: We will schedule a follow-up appointment to monitor your healing progress and ensure optimal recovery. Our team is always available to address any concerns or questions you may have during your recovery period.

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Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, typically emerge during the late teens or early twenties. However, these teeth often cause various issues due to their tendency to become impacted or misaligned. At Blooming Smiles Dental Studio, we specialize in wisdom tooth removals, providing you with relief from the discomfort and potential complications associated with impacted wisdom teeth.

Removing wisdom teeth requires expertise and precision. Here's what you can expect during the process:

  • Evaluation: Our dentist will evaluate your wisdom teeth using X-rays to determine if extraction is necessary. Factors such as impaction, alignment, and potential future problems will be considered.
  • Anesthesia: To ensure your comfort during the procedure, a local or general anesthetic will be administered. Our team will discuss the best anesthesia option for your specific needs.
  • Extraction: Our skilled dentist will carefully extract the wisdom teeth. This may involve making a small incision in the gum tissue to access the tooth or fragmenting the tooth into smaller pieces for easier removal.
  • Post-extraction Care: After the procedure, we will provide you with detailed aftercare instructions to promote proper healing and minimize any discomfort or swelling. Our team is here to support you throughout the recovery process.

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Do I Need a Tooth Extraction?

Our team will do everything we can to save your tooth and keep your smile intact. However, there may come a time where a tooth must be removed to prevent further complications. Here's a brief overview of the reasons why you may need a tooth extraction:

Severe Tooth Decay

When a tooth is extensively decayed or damaged, it may be beyond repair. In such cases, a tooth extraction becomes necessary to prevent the spread of infection and preserve the health of the surrounding teeth and gums.

Gum Disease

Advanced gum disease can cause the supporting structures of a tooth to deteriorate, leading to loose teeth. To prevent further complications and preserve your oral health, a tooth extraction may be recommended.

Overcrowding

Sometimes, there isn't enough space in your mouth to accommodate all your teeth. In situations where overcrowding affects your dental alignment or causes bite issues, extracting a tooth can create room and help achieve a harmonious smile.
Dr. Gabriela Duraes

Dr. Gabriela Duraes

We believe in providing gentle, personalized dental care for your unique smile! Your journey to a healthy, attractive smile begins here.
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Every smile is welcome here! Enjoy better dental health with a personal touch in a warm, welcoming, and judgment-free environment.
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Dr. Chris’s goal as a dentist is to treat all patients with compassion, respect, and honesty. He treats all patients as if they were family.
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Experience Excellence in Dental Care with a Welcoming Atmosphere

At Blooming Smile Dental Studio, we believe that excellent dental care goes beyond mere treatments. We understand that your comfort and oral health are of utmost importance. That's why we offer a unique combination of flexible scheduling, a relaxing atmosphere, and a commitment to cutting-edge technology. When you choose us, you're choosing a dental practice that truly cares about your family's well-being.

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Frequently Asked
Questions

Do tooth extractions hurt?

During the extraction procedure, our skilled dentist will administer a local anesthetic to numb the area, ensuring a painless experience. You may feel some pressure during the extraction, but you should not experience pain. Our team prioritizes your comfort and will take steps to ensure a positive and pain-free experience.

What can I expect after a tooth extraction?

After the extraction, it is normal to experience some swelling and discomfort. Our dentist will provide you with detailed post-extraction care instructions to promote healing and minimize any discomfort. It is essential to follow these instructions, including proper oral hygiene and avoiding certain foods, to ensure a smooth recovery.

How long does it take to recover from a tooth extraction?

The recovery time can vary depending on the complexity of the extraction and individual factors. In general, the initial healing period may take a few days to a week. Complete healing of the extraction site can take several weeks. Our team will schedule a follow-up appointment to monitor your progress and provide any necessary post-extraction care.

Are there any risks or complications associated with tooth extractions?

While tooth extractions are generally safe, as with any dental procedure, there are some risks involved. These may include infection, dry socket (a condition where the blood clot at the extraction site dislodges or dissolves prematurely), nerve damage, or damage to nearby teeth or structures. Our experienced dental professionals take every precaution to minimize these risks and ensure your safety throughout the procedure.

At what age should wisdom teeth be removed?

Wisdom teeth typically emerge between the ages of 17 and 25. However, not everyone needs to have their wisdom teeth removed. An evaluation by our dentist, including X-rays, will determine if extraction is necessary based on factors such as impaction, alignment, and potential future problems.

Are all wisdom tooth extractions surgical?

A: Wisdom tooth extractions can be either surgical or non-surgical, depending on the position and condition of the teeth. If the wisdom teeth have fully erupted and are easily accessible, a non-surgical extraction may be possible. However, if the wisdom teeth are impacted or require complex removal, a surgical extraction may be necessary.

Is it necessary to remove all four wisdom teeth at once?

While some individuals may require the extraction of all four wisdom teeth, it is not always necessary. Our dentist will assess your specific situation and recommend the most appropriate treatment plan. In some cases, extracting only the problematic wisdom teeth may be sufficient to alleviate discomfort and prevent future complications.

What are the potential complications of wisdom tooth extraction?

Wisdom tooth extraction, particularly surgical extractions, carries potential risks such as infection, bleeding, dry socket, nerve damage, and temporary or permanent numbness in the lower lip, tongue, or chin. Our skilled team takes every precaution to minimize these risks and ensures your safety throughout the procedure.

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