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We Are Here to Provide Relief from Pain

Are you experiencing tooth pain or discomfort? We understand how challenging it can be. That's why our dedicated team is here to provide you with the care you need. At Blooming Smiles Chicago, we prioritize your oral health and are committed to maintaining your beautiful smile. Our experienced dental professionals specialize in gentle and efficient tooth extraction procedures, including wisdom tooth removals. With our state-of-the-art facilities and compassionate approach, we ensure your comfort every step of the way.
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Why People Love Blooming Smiles Chicago

Emily S.
I was very pleased with the service at Blooming Smiles. The office is very nice: with a comfortable waiting area and exam rooms with televisions to take your mind off of the fact you’re at the dentist (if you’re like me and want to focus on something else). Dr. Gabriela is very kind and positive.
Raphael M.
Blooming is a great dentist office in Chicago. The staff is incredibly professional, skilled and well prepared. The facility is very clean, well equipped and very welcoming. I'd absolutely recommend it to anyone.
Henrique P.
Blooming Smiles Chicago is one of the best dental clinic I have ever been. Professional and kind, Dr Gabriela is already my favorite dentist. Additionally, the staff is very competent and friendly.
Tyrone K.
I don’t know where to start, but everyone is very welcoming (from receptionist to the Dentist). The space is very calming, I was talked through all the steps during my consultation, & my actual appointment, so there was nothing to fear. I honestly didn’t feel a things besides the numbing shots! Highly recommend if you live in the area!
Thomas C.
Fantastic experience. Office is extremely clean and their equipment is top-notch. Dr. Duraes is compassionate and seems to always make sure her patients are comfortable. I really appreciated how she walked me through each step of the cleaning.
Jennifer Z.
This is the best dental practice I have been to. The staff is super friendly and will take the time to explain anything you have questions or concerns about. They are diligent workers and are very personable.
Ariana N.
I love love love going to this place. Its such amazing service and I can really tell they care for all their customers ❤️ I had put off going to the dentist as much as I can due to just not liking it and being afraid but now I look forward to it! Obrigada!!! And thankyou for helping me take better care of myself! 😀 an amazing team!!
Paulo O.
Excellent experience at Blooming Smiles. The team was super competent and kind. And the equipment is brand new. I totally recommend it.
Yolanda G.
Dr. Asami she is the best! She is very professional and compassionate. I’m so thankful that I found her!!! With her I know my oral health is in good hands!!!
Flaviano D.
I just love the service. the location is super easy to access and the office is very comfortable, I love Dr Gabriela and Dr Asami they are the best dentists in Chicago really recommend.
Daniella E.
Dr. Gabriela is the best! She removed my wisdom teeth with easy and made the entire process comfortable. Highly recommend Blooming Smiles!
Andrew F.
Walking in to the office I felt right at home. I have a huge fear of the dentist office. Dr.Kesia made me feel extremely comfortable. She was very through on the her explanations of what was going with my dental health. I had all of my questions answered. Above all else was her and her staffs sincerity. I can not say enough great things about my experience there today. Thank you so much, and I plan on her being my dentist for life.
Lidiane G.
My dental cleaning experience with Dr. Duraes and her office team was awesome! The office is clean and they use state of the art technology to capture x-rays and photograph my teeth. The room was super cool with a big TV to show my results and above my seat to look at while the dentist cleaned my teeth. Dr. Duraes is super friendly and knowledgeable. I am looking forward to my next cleaning!
Nicolas S.
Excellent dentist, the infrastructure and technology are the newest … is great for us that they speak Portuguese and Spanish .. for our kids help a lot … recommend 👍👍
Kieran M.
Dr. Gabriela and Dr. Asami are so great! The office sends clear communications for each appointment & makes booking super easy. Everyone is nice, judgement free and very clean. I’m so glad I found them!

Discover the Benefits of Tooth Extractions

Tooth extractions may sound intimidating, but rest assured that we're here to make the process as comfortable as possible. Whether you require a simple extraction or a surgical one, our skilled team has got you covered. We tailor our approach to your specific needs, ensuring a stress-free experience.
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A Closer Look at the Tooth Extraction Process

Your well-being and safety are our top priorities throughout the tooth extraction journey. Here's a step-by-step breakdown of what you can expect during a typical tooth extraction:

Initial Assessment
Our highly skilled dentist will conduct a comprehensive examination, including X-rays, to assess the condition of your tooth and plan the extraction accordingly.
We prioritize a painless procedure. Our team will administer a local anesthetic to numb the area surrounding the tooth to be extracted. You can trust us to keep you comfortable and at ease throughout.
Tooth Extraction
Using specialized instruments, our dentist will gently and delicately remove the tooth from its socket. In some cases, a small incision may be necessary to access the tooth's root. Rest assured, we'll take all necessary measures with utmost care. Any required stitches will be placed after the successful removal.
Post-extraction Care
Following the extraction, our dentist will provide you with detailed instructions on how to care for the extraction site. Proper healing and minimizing discomfort are crucial, so we'll guide you every step of the way.
Follow-up Appointment
 We'll schedule a follow-up appointment to monitor your healing progress and ensure a smooth recovery. Our caring team is always available to address any concerns or questions you may have during your recovery period.
Dr. Duraes

Dr. Gabriela Duraes

Everyone deserves a healthy, beautiful smile! At Blooming Smiles Chicago, our distinguished team offers a full range of services to help you and your family achieve optimal oral health.
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Dr. Kesia Asami

Dr. Kesia Asami

A beautiful smile is the key to a beautiful life! Blooming Smiles Chicago is here to serve you and your loved ones with a gentle and personal approach, helping you achieve your smile goals.
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Dr. Andre C. Jham

Dr. Andre C. Jham

Ensuring every family in Chicago enjoys a vibrant, healthy smile is our mission! Our exceptional team is committed to providing you and your loved ones with tailored care designed to meet your needs.
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Wisdom Tooth Removal Expertise

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, can cause various issues as they emerge during late teens or early twenties. If you're facing discomfort or potential complications due to impacted or misaligned wisdom teeth, our team specializes in wisdom tooth removal to provide you with relief. Here's what you can expect during the wisdom tooth removal 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 carefully considered.
Anesthesia: To ensure your comfort during the procedure, we offer local anesthesia and sedation, discussing the best option based on your specific needs.
Extraction: Our skilled dentist will gently extract the wisdom teeth with expertise and precision. This may involve making a small incision in the gum tissue or fragmenting the tooth into smaller pieces for easier removal.
Post-extraction Care: After the procedure, we'll provide you with detailed aftercare instructions to promote proper healing and minimize any discomfort or swelling. Count on us to be there for you throughout the recovery process
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Do I Need a Tooth Extraction?

At our dental practice, we prioritize your dental health and work hard to maintain your beautiful smile. While our dedicated team will always strive to save your tooth, there are occasions when a tooth extraction becomes necessary to prevent any future complications. Let's take a closer look at some of the reasons why you might need a tooth extraction:

Severe Tooth Decay
In cases where a tooth is extensively decayed or damaged, saving it becomes challenging. To protect your oral health and prevent the infection from spreading to neighboring teeth and gums, a tooth extraction may be the best course of action.
Gum Disease
Advanced gum disease can weaken the supporting structures of a tooth, causing it to become loose. To safeguard your oral well-being and avoid further complications, our dental experts may recommend tooth extraction.
Sometimes, there just isn't enough space in your mouth to accommodate all your teeth comfortably. When overcrowding affects your dental alignment or causes bite issues, extracting a tooth can create the necessary space and help you achieve a more harmonious smile.

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Accommodating Scheduling Options

a room with a couch, chairs, tables and a window

Relaxing Office Amenities

a room with a bunch of plastic bins on the wall

Commitment to Cutting-Edge Technology

Frequently Asked

Do tooth extractions hurt?

Rest assured, our skilled dentist understands your concerns and prioritizes your comfort. We take great care in ensuring a painless experience for you. Our expert team administers a local anesthetic to numb the area before the extraction procedure. This ensures that you won't feel any pain during the process. While you may experience some pressure, our focus is on making your experience positive and pain-free.

What can I expect after a tooth extraction?

After the extraction, it's normal to have some swelling and discomfort. Our dentist will provide you with detailed post-extraction care instructions. These instructions are designed to promote healing and minimize any discomfort you may feel. It's important to follow these instructions, including practicing proper oral hygiene and avoiding certain foods. By doing so, you'll ensure a smooth and speedy recovery.

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

The recovery time varies depending on factors such as the complexity of the extraction and your individual healing process. Typically, the initial healing period takes a few days to a week. Complete healing of the extraction site can take several weeks. To monitor your progress and provide any necessary post-extraction care, our dedicated team will schedule a follow-up appointment. We'll be there for you every step of the way.

Are there any risks or complications associated with tooth extractions?

While tooth extractions are generally safe, we understand that you may have concerns about potential risks or complications. As with any dental procedure, there are some risks involved, such as infection, dry socket, nerve damage, or damage to nearby teeth or structures. However, our experienced dental professionals take every precaution to minimize these risks and ensure your safety throughout the procedure. Your well-being is our utmost concern.

At what age should wisdom teeth be removed?

Wisdom teeth typically emerge between the ages of 17 and 25. Our dentist will carefully evaluate your situation, including taking X-rays, to determine if extraction is necessary. Factors such as impaction, alignment, and potential future problems will be considered. Remember, not everyone needs to have their wisdom teeth removed. We'll provide you with a personalized recommendation based on your unique circumstances.

Are all wisdom tooth extractions surgical?

The answer depends on the position and condition of the teeth. If your 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. Rest assured, we have the expertise to handle both types of extractions with precision and care.

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

While some individuals may require the extraction of all four wisdom teeth, it's not always necessary. Our dentist will evaluate your specific situation and recommend the most appropriate treatment plan for you. In some cases, extracting only the problematic wisdom teeth may be sufficient to alleviate discomfort and prevent future complications. Your comfort and well-being guide our decisions.

What are the potential complications of wisdom tooth extraction?

Wisdom tooth extraction, especially 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. However, our skilled team takes every precaution to minimize these risks and ensure your safety throughout the procedure. Trust us to provide you with the utmost care and attention.

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