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Why People Love Fame Dental

Had an amazing experience. Dr. Merchant was very patient and walked me through the entire process. I walked out very satisfied and am eager to see the final results of my procedure.
Shehzad S.
Dr. Merchant recently did my crown, bridges, filling, and cleaning. He is amazing and skillful in his work. He worked really hard. Post-treatment care and follow-up is exceptionally good. The dental assistant Diana is also very knowledgeable and helpful. It is very convenient as they are open on evenings and weekends. I am very satisfied with the results. Affordable prices! Great team! Great services!
Almas S.
I have been a patient of Dr. Merchant. I can speak to his excellent skills. Very satisfied with the dental care provided to me. Loved the set up and modern equipments at Fame Dental. I highly recommend visiting Dr. Merchant for any dental services you need 👍 …
Rehan S.
Awesome dental office in Frisco. The Dentist and the staff are amazing. The place looks clean and beautiful. Highly recommend them
Swathi G.
Dr. Amit's dedication to staying updated with the latest advancements in dentistry ensures top-notch treatment for his patients. I highly recommend Dr. Amit for his expertise and commitment. He excels in all aspects of dental care, from routine check-ups to advanced procedures.
Ali T
Fame Dental has extremely welcoming staff that cultivate a comforting experience from check in to check out. Dr. Merchant is very skilled, knowledgeable and warm. You won’t be disappointed with your experience at Fame Dental!
Jennifer L.
Fame Dental has incredible and kind doctors and staff on hand! Their facility is clean and the equipment is all up to date. I highly recommend visiting for all of your dental needs.
Kiran A.
I am very happy with the services I received yesterday at Fame Dental. Appointment on Saturday made it feasible. Dr. Merchant is my dentist for about 8 years now. He is a great dentist. Diana is a perfect addition to the team. Everything was automatic, quick, and easy. Kudos to the team!
Zara S.
Needed a crown and Dr. Merchant was able to see me on a Saturday, which worked best for me. Easy and pain free experience. They are very friendly and talked me through what the procedure entailed. I will definitely go back for regular visits.
Brian P.
Wow amazing! Beautiful dental office. Dr. Merchant and his dental team is very very good. Modern technology and qualified staff. Attended ribbon cutting and grand opening tour of Fame Dental. Enjoyed snacks and discount coupons :)
Shiraj H.
Attended Fame dental ribbon cutting ceremony today on Frisco. Great dentist. Amazing clinic. So many services at discounted prices. Highly recommend
Platho D.
Great bedside manner and the doctor Merchant explained every procedure clearly. Great staff too. Highly recommend fame dental to anyone looking for a dentist.
Olanike E.
My treatments were done very well. Appointment time of my choice was given and all work got done in time. Quick and efficient staff. Dr. Merchant answered all my questions to my satisfaction and responded quickly to me when I called back with more questions. Highly recommend Fame Dental.
Rafiq S.
Fame Dental has all of the newest state of the art equipment! Their staff is so kind, and the dentist Dr. Merchant is very competent. Frisco is lucky to have Fame Dental! I highly recommend them.
Rozina A.
Very reliable and qualified dentist. Happy to see you grow Dr. Amit Merchant. # Fame Dental # great care
Nosheen A.
Really appreciate how kind and thoughtful the staff are at Fame Dental! The facility is extremely clean and technology is up-to-date! Highly recommend you get your dental care here!
Azeem H.
Have been to Fame Dental. Impressed by the modern equipment and updated technology. I am sure you’ll love visiting the clinic.
Rozina P.
Had a great experience! Dr Merchant is amazing! Not only got my teeth cleaned but also got preventative care information. Thank you
Lakshmi Narayana G.
Dr Amit Merchant is one of the finest dentist in the Frisco area. He is very knowledgeable and expert in his field. The staff was incredible and made me feel comfortable as I was very nervous on my visit day. I’d definitely recommend this dental office for anyone looking for a new dentist.
Kavita V.
I know Dr. Amit Merchant for many years. He is well versed with new dental technologies. I love the beauty of clinic fame dental. Love online scheduling, paperless and digital technologies in the clinic.
Fareed T.

Find Relief with Frisco’s Trusted Tooth Extraction Team

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Understanding Tooth Extraction

Tooth extraction is the process of removing a tooth from the dental alveolus or socket in the jawbone. While our primary goal is always to save your natural teeth, there are circumstances where an extraction is necessary to maintain or improve your overall oral health.

Why Might You Need a Tooth Extraction?

There are several reasons why tooth extraction may be necessary:

  • Severe Decay: When a tooth is severely decayed and beyond repair, removing it may be the best option to prevent the spread of infection to surrounding teeth and tissues.
  • Periodontal Disease: Advanced gum disease can cause the loosening of teeth, necessitating their removal.
  • Impaction: Commonly seen with wisdom teeth, impaction occurs when a tooth fails to emerge fully into its expected position, potentially leading to pain, infection, or other dental problems.
  • Overcrowding: Sometimes teeth need to be removed to eliminate crowding and prepare the mouth for orthodontic treatment.
  • Dental Trauma: Teeth severely damaged by trauma may require extraction if they cannot be saved.
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Signs You May Need a Tooth Extraction

It's important to consult with a dentist if you experience any of the following symptoms, as they could indicate the need for a tooth extraction:

  • Persistent toothache and severe pain
  • Swelling around the tooth and jaw
  • Prolonged sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures
  • Infection signs, including pus, redness, or tender lymph nodes
  • Gum inflammation around a specific tooth

The Extraction Process at Fame Dental

At Fame Dental, Dr. Merchant and our experienced team ensure that the tooth extraction process is as smooth and pain-free as possible:

Consultation and Evaluation

We start with a thorough examination of your dental health, using X-rays to assess the situation below the surface.


To ensure comfort, local anesthesia is administered to numb the area around the tooth to be extracted. Sedation may also be used for your comfort.

The Extraction

Dr. Merchant uses precise techniques and modern tools to remove the tooth efficiently and safely.

Post-Extraction Care

We provide detailed aftercare instructions to promote healing and prevent complications. Options for tooth replacement, such as dental implants or bridges, will also be discussed if necessary.

Ensuring Your Comfort

We understand that the thought of tooth extraction can cause anxiety. At Fame Dental, we are committed to making your experience as comfortable and stress-free as possible. Our practice offers:

  • A calming environment with amenities like soothing music and comfortable seating.
  • Sedation dentistry options for patients with dental anxiety.
  • A compassionate team that is ready to address any concerns and answer all your questions.

Recovery and Aftercare

Proper aftercare is crucial for healing after a tooth extraction. Our team at Fame Dental will guide you through the recovery process, which includes:

  • Taking prescribed pain relief as needed.
  • Avoiding vigorous mouth rinsing or touching the extraction site.
  • Eating soft foods and gradually reintroducing solid foods as the extraction site heals.
  • Practicing good oral hygiene to prevent infection.
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Meet Our Smile Experts

Fame Dental is more than just a dental office—it's a community where every patient is treated with the utmost respect and care. We invite you to join our family and experience the difference that thoughtful, patient-focused care can make!

Dr. Merchant is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry

If your dentist is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), they are the best of the best in the field. Only about 6 percent of general dentists in the U.S. and Canada are AGD Fellows.
You can rest assured that your dentist cares about knowing the latest techniques and best practices in dentistry. Your dentist practices these techniques in a classroom setting multiple times a year — not every dentist does this.

Welcome to Our State-of-the-Art Dental Practice

Experience exceptional dental care at our fully digital, cutting-edge practice. Using the latest advancements in modern dentistry, including digital tools, fully paperless systems, and cutting-edge iTero technology, we ensure the highest quality outcomes for your dental health.

Enjoy a Relaxing & Supportive Environment

We believe that a visit to the dentist should be as comfortable and stress-free as possible. That's why we've designed our practice to feel like a home away from home, complete with Netflix, music, TVs in patient rooms, and even cozy blankets and pillows to keep you comfortable.

Join the Fame Dental Family

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Same-Day Emergencies

A Comfort-First Approach

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does tooth extraction hurt?

At Fame Dental, we prioritize your comfort. The extraction area will be numbed with local anesthesia, so you should not feel pain during the procedure. After the extraction, there may be some discomfort, but this can typically be managed with over-the-counter pain medication and following post-operative care instructions provided by our team.

What is the recovery time after a tooth extraction?

Recovery time varies depending on the individual case and the complexity of the extraction. Generally, the initial healing phase takes one to two weeks. Full healing of the gum and bone can take several more weeks. We provide detailed aftercare instructions to help speed up your recovery and minimize discomfort.

How should I care for my mouth after a tooth extraction?

Post-extraction care is crucial for healing and includes:

  • Rest: Avoid strenuous activity for the first 24 hours to reduce bleeding.
  • Ice Pack: Apply ice to the affected area to reduce swelling.
  • Diet: Eat soft foods and avoid hot beverages and spicy foods for the first few days.
  • Cleaning: Continue brushing and flossing your teeth, but avoid the extraction site until it has healed.
  • Avoid Smoking: Smoking can inhibit healing and should be avoided.

What are the risks of tooth extraction?

While tooth extraction is generally safe, as with any medical procedure, there are potential risks. These can include infection, prolonged bleeding, dry socket, and damage to adjacent teeth or jawbone. We take every precaution to minimize these risks and ensure a smooth recovery.

How much does a tooth extraction cost?

The cost of a tooth extraction varies depending on the complexity of the case and whether additional procedures are required. Fame Dental accepts most major insurance plans, which can significantly offset the cost. We also offer financing options to make the procedure more affordable.

Can I drive myself home after a tooth extraction?

If you receive local anesthesia only, you may be able to drive yourself home. However, if you opt for sedation, you will need someone to drive you home as you may be groggy and temporarily unable to drive safely.

What alternatives are available to tooth extraction?

Whenever possible, we strive to save your natural teeth. Alternatives to extraction may include dental fillings, crowns, or root canal therapy, depending on the condition of the tooth and the specific dental issue.

How do I schedule an appointment for a tooth extraction?

If you think you might need a tooth extraction or if you're experiencing dental pain, contact Fame Dental in Frisco, TX, today to schedule a consultation. Our team is here to provide expert care and answer any further questions you may have.

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