You and Dr. Haynie may determine that you need a tooth extraction for any number of reasons. Some teeth are extracted because they are severely decayed; others may have advanced periodontal disease, or have broken in a way that cannot be repaired. Other teeth may need removal because they are poorly positioned in the mouth (such as impacted teeth), or in preparation for orthodontic treatment.
The removal of a single tooth can lead to problems related to your chewing ability, problems with your jaw joint, and shifting teeth, which can have a major impact on your dental health.
To avoid these complications, in most cases, Dr. Haynie will discuss alternatives to extractions as well as replacement of the extracted tooth.
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The Tooth Extraction Process
At the time of extraction the doctor will need to numb your tooth, jaw bone and gums that surround the area with a local anesthetic.
During the extraction process you will feel a lot of pressure. This is from the process of firmly rocking the tooth in order to widen the socket for removal.
You feel the pressure without pain as the anesthetic has numbed the nerves stopping the transference of pain, yet the nerves that transmit pressure are not profoundly affected.
If you do feel pain at any time during the extraction please let us know right away.
Sectioning a Tooth
Some teeth require sectioning. This is a very common procedure done when a tooth is so firmly anchored in its socket or the root is curved and the socket can’t expand enough to remove it. The doctor simply cuts the tooth into sections then removes each section one at a time.
After Tooth Extraction
Lakeside Oral Surgery & Dental Implants
Excellent. Dr. Haynie is very professional & highly skilled oral surgeon. Highly recommended. Dr. Haynie was very informative explaining each step so there were no surprises. Dr. Haynie and his staff were very kind and patient. They do everything right. Great dental experience, very efficient. You’ll be happy you went to Dr. Haynie.
- Dan M
I had 3 appointments: evaluation, pre-op, and surgery at Lakeland Oral Surgery. The first 2 were in Ponderay, the last in Coeur d"Alene. In each case I found the office & staff to be both professional and efficient. I was told what would happen, was encouraged to ask questions, and was able to choose some options where appropriate. Not only were the doctor and other people professional, but also friendly. This makes for a comfortable atmosphere and must contribute to the ultimate physical result. I received paper printouts concerning medications, diet, my expected post-op behavior, and the near-time evolution of my oral results. My follow-up office visit has been scheduled. As of this writing I am at the morning after surgery. I slept well, partly due to taking two pain pills at the appropriate interval. I am wondering if I will even need more pain pills, since the pain I am experiencing is minimal (nearly unnoticeable). Clearly Dr. Haynie is not only an exemplary oral surgeon, but has organized his facilities along thos same lines.
- Richard S
My husband was the patient and I was his driver. Everyone was so amazing and professional! I so wish you had an office on Maui where we live, but now know that we would travel back to Idaho and your office for future care.
- Patty T
Prompt, very friendly, and concerned about overall comfort level and impressed by the fact that the Dr actually called to check up on me instead of having his staff do it.
- Pamela F
This was my first visit to Lakeside Dental but it was my forth tooth extraction I have had over the last four years. This was the most painless and easy tooth extraction I have ever had. Dr. Haynia is clearly the best professional oral surgeon I have even encountered. The staff was also excellent. They were very professional and at the same time very personal and friendly . Actually beyond friendly -they seemed to have a very sincere concern for my well being and comfort. I commend Dr. Haynia for hiring such a great staff. I also commend Dr. Haynia for ability to explain the situation and tell me my options in a clear and precise manner. I would unhesitatingly recommend Lakeside Dental to anyone in need of their services.
- john m
It’s always scary, intimidating and nerve-wracking to see an oral surgeon for extractions. BUT, at Dr. Haynie’s office, we were made to feel at ease and comfortable immediately by his wonderful staff. When we met Dr. Haynie, he was pleasant, professional, confident, and explained everything in great detail. The day of the surgery was exceptional and we left with no bleeding and virtually no pain. With our earlier experience at another office, we had to return three (3) times to be cauterized to stop the incessant bleeding. It was very traumatic. We give our highest recommendations to anyone needing oral surgery to Dr. Haynie. He is truly the BEST!!! J. Moller 3/20/22
- Jette M
FAN-DAMN_TASTIC!! I was treated with the upmost respect, and courtesy. My fears were alleviated by the professional actions and knowledge of the nursing staff, and the front office personnel.. The attention to duty and knowledge of this patient, along with his fears and obvious nervousness going into the procedure were taken into account, and gently, as possible, soothed and reduced to a great extent. The last thing I remember was Dr. Haynie saying he was going to give me something to "Relax me". Then I herd one of his nurses telling me I was going to have to wake up, so they could move me to recovery. Trust me when I say this was nothing like being at the V.A. for something like this. Dr. Haynie you a Very Strong and Professional Team . Tou should be proud of the cohesive knowledgeable, and sympathetic organization that have aligned themselves with you. They ALL get a massive "ATTA-BOY" from me, along with the highest thanks and praise. Thank you for the splendid and easy to take procedure. Sincerely Jerry Birdsell
- Gerald B
I would highly recommend Lakeside Oral Surgery….very happy with the treatment I received and everyone couldn’t have been more pleasant and friendly.
- Georgia J
I would like to thank Dr. Haynie and the entire Lakeside Oral Surgery staff. I was welcomed by a team of friendly professionals who walked me through my procedure start to finish. Dr. Haynie is compassionate and informative answering every question and alleviating concerns. By far the most comfortable, pain free oral surgery I have experienced. Dr. Haynie and his staff get 5 stars!
- Lauralee Y
My experience was great with Lakeside! I needed a extraction done and was a little nervous about having it removed, but the hole team made me feel very comfortable and at ease by being extremely nice. Dr. Haynie was amazing too, he was super gentle and the process go fast and easy! Thank you Dr. Haynie and to your staff!
- April S
Would definitely recommend Lakeside Oral Surgery to all my friends and family. The whole staff is very warm and welcoming. They worked really hard to make my daughter comfortable and calm before her surgery. After the surgery she told me “ That wasn’t as bad as I thought it was going to be.” Big thank you to the Lakeside Oral Surgery Staff for being GREAT!!🤗
- Raija F
The moment you walk through the door, your greeted by a wonderful Staff behind the front desk. Every person I met during my consultation , very open, and kind. I was impressed from the beginning, all the way to the day of my appointment. I would recommend him in a heartbeat, and I just did today. He would be my "go to". After all, no one loves going to the 'DENTIST', but Dr. Haynie made my experience a good one, Lynn
- Lynn B
16 days ago my wife, Joyce, had her upper teeth and 2 implants removed because of infection by Dr Hainey. Her gums are healing nicely and the surgery went well/ Dr Hainey prior to surgery explained what would happen and post surgery how Joyce should proceed. If we would need dental surgery in the future we would have Dr Hainey do it.
- Joyce R
The whole staff was wonderful from the front staff to all of the nurses and doctors. They were all professional and personable. They made me feel comfortable and ease for my procedure. I would highly recommend them!
- Robert J
I couldn’t have asked for better care than I received on my first visit. I felt like everyone was really interested in who I was not just a patient to treat. We soon discovered that my granddaughter had recently been there for an appointment. It really pleases a grandparent to hear nice things about her. I am really grateful that the procedure was pain free! Got to sleep through the whole thing. Many thanks to each of the staff and for the thoughtful follow up call from Dr. Haynie.
- Linda L
The best dentist I have ever seen. The staff is awesome.
- S G
Excellent process from the initial call hrough the after care. Dr. Haynie is very professional and skilled, as is the staff. They were very kind, caring and compassionate during each visit, and made the main procedure (tooth extraction) as pleasant as possible. While I wasn't glad to need a tooth pulled, I was very happy that Dr. Haynie and his team performed the procedure. I couldn't have been in better care, and I highly recommend them to any future patients!
- Cort D
Dr. Haynie has created a practice around him that, from my observation, runs extremely well. The scheduling and initial consult was as timely as they can make it possible. Prior to your procedure care is taken with a pre-procedure meeting to ensure as a patient you are preparing for the procedure and that staff give input as to how the procedure will be carried out. The day of the procedure you receive a friendly greeting and quickly moved to a prep area and then moved to the room where the procedure will take place. In my case I was having a tooth extracted, which required anesthesia. Before i knew it i was under its effects and woke with the tooth extracted. After a short recovery, while still in the chair, I was transferred to a wheel chair and quickly moved to an exit area where my driver was waiting to take me home Just prior to getting in the car I was under little effects of the anesthesia. Now home some 8 hrs. later my recovery is going fine and I am utilizing the instruction sheet, medications, cold pack they provided to assist me. And, I received a phone call from Dr. Haynie following up with me and how I am feeling to see if I was experiencing any difficulties. I have a post procedure in about a week. Overall considering my situation this went off without any difficulties and i would recommend his practice to anyone needing oral surgery!
- Craig N
These people, every one of them , is top-notch ! As a retired dental assistant, I can be very critical, although I am a complete baby when it comes to getting my own work done..everyone, especially Lisa, was just wonderful to me, held my hand the whole time ! Dr Haynie is very friendly , professional and COMPETANT ! I was very nervous for nothing ! I will not hesitate for a moment if I need oral surgery in the future...front office staff is great, explained everything in detail...I couldn't be happier with ALL of them !
- Debra W
I am very glad we have Dr Haynie and his staff here in North Idaho! Thank you.
- Stacy B