Tooth extraction is also called as teeth removal from the alveolar bone. Dental extraction is one of the most common operations even though permanent teeth were meant to last for a lifetime. However, there are a few reasons for pulling teeth, such as infection, tooth decay, crowded mouth. Ardmore Dental gives you faith to assure you a painless procedure while extracting your teeth.
Why Tooth Extraction?
Tooth extraction can solve the overcrowding problems which cause tooth misalignment that might affect your smile.
Tooth extraction can prevent some dental issues such as the development of tooth decay, gum diseases and so on.
Tooth extraction can keep you out of discomfort which is caused by tooth decay and infection.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Before tooth extraction is started, local anesthetic will be applied on you, which will help to numb the area around your tooth. During the removal, you will only feel the pressure of tooth removing, but not the pain. After that, dentist will use an elevator to loosen the extracted tooth and remove it gently with a pair of forceps.
There will be some effects to your teeth and gums after you have removed your teeth. You do not have to worry because it is common.
Consequences of tooth removal:
- Small amount of bleeding till 24 hours after the tooth extraction
- Stiffness and soreness in the jaw due to the long surgery
It usually takes around one to two weeks for the new gum tissue and bone to grow. During this process, your bite might be affecting and it will be a little bit difficult to chew.
You need to ask your dentist if you need to fast or if there is anything else that you need to avoid before the surgery. Your dentist or oral surgeon may recommend you start fasting the night before your surgery.
If your tooth is extracted followings are the options to replace them
Wisdom tooth extraction is done because your jaw doesn’t have enough spaces for them, they might cause pain and result in tooth infection or other dental issues.
Ardmore Dental Wisdom tooth extraction
Ardmore Dental we offer our very best to make the journey of your wisdom teeth removal as comfortable as possible.