If a tooth is decayed or damaged beyond repair, it may need to be extracted to prevent further infection and damage to the surrounding teeth and gums. Gum disease is also a common cause for tooth extractions. If the disease has progressed to a point where it has severely damaged the tooth and its supporting structures, Teeth Extractions NYC may be necessary to prevent further spread of the infection. In some cases, teeth may need to be extracted to make room for orthodontic treatment. For example, if a person’s mouth is too small to accommodate all their teeth, some may need to be removed to make space for braces or other orthodontic appliances.