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Steven Fife DDS, PC
2240 Grande Blvd SE Suite 101
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
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"Thank you for all your consideration and time to help our son. Even when the hospital messed up his prescription, you came through for us and faxed a copy! We sure appreciate all of your efforts!"

- The B. Family
"I appreciate you taking me back as a patient. You do top notch work and everyone is extremely helpful. Making the drive across town is difficult but worth it. Thanks again!"

- Kim A.
"Thank you so very much for giving back my self confidence and my true smile. You are such a great dentist and a wonderful person. From the bottom of my heart, your service is highly appreciated!"

- Jocelyn
"I just wanted to say thank you and let you know how much I appreciate you taking the time out of your busy schedule. You were such a sweet heart about the
whole thing."

- Gina
"This is just a small token of appreciation for all you have done for us and our little family. We can't thank you enough for the care and compassion you have shown all of us! You have always gone above and beyond for us and we are truly grateful. Thanks for everything!"

- Kenton and Marina
"Thank you for giving me a gorgeous smile. It has really boosted my confidence and helped me to feel better about my smile! You're amazing and your staff is so wonderful. The results are just fabulous.
Thank you and Bless you!"

- Katrina L.

"I always have a great visit at Fife! Marla and Dr. Fife are so awesome and welcoming! Marla is definitely the warmest and friendliest dental hygienist I’ve ever had! You can definitely tell they care about their patients. I definitely recommend them!"

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Tooth Extractions for the Nervous Patient

At Fife Dental Care, we practice conservative dental care. That means we strive to help you save your natural teeth. However, sometimes teeth are beyond saving. Either decay has progressed too far or external damage may be cost-prohibitive to repair. In these cases, we provide tooth extraction practiced with the utmost care for your comfort.

When You May Need Tooth Extraction

Natural teeth can often be saved with timely dental care. However, if infection or damage has reached the nerve of the tooth, your options may be limited. Root canal therapy may allow you to save your tooth. In cases of damage, if there is not enough of the natural tooth left to which to affix a crown, the tooth may need to be removed to prevent infection and expand your restorative options.

We Help You Relax During Your Tooth Extraction

At Fife Dental Care, we know that fear is often what stands between you and quality dental care. We strive to remove all obstacles by ensuring your comfort during all restorative procedures. Our friendly staff takes the time to understand your dental anxiety, and we provide a number of options to help you relax. We ensure that the area affected by the tooth extraction is completely numbed and may provide you with pain relievers for at-home use once your procedure is over.

For those with severe dental phobia, we offer oral conscious sedation.

We Help You Restore Your Smile after
Tooth Extractions

Tooth extractions remove the tooth root from your jawbone, leaving a space between remaining teeth. If left untreated, surrounding teeth can drift into the gap, causing misalignment that can lead to TMJ pain. Gaps can also take a toll on your self-confidence, making you hesitant to smile.

We offer options such as, bridges, partials and tooth implants to restore full dentition. Dr. Fife can help you determine which option is best for you.

Contact us to schedule an appointment
at our Rio Rancho, NM office.