What is a tooth extraction?
Extractions are the removal of teeth from boney housing in your mouth.
Why may extraction be necessary?
There are several reasons why we may recommend you have a tooth extracted but rest assured, you are in good hands.
Our team of experts is trained to use the most gentle, painless techniques possible if it is decided your tooth must be removed.
Some indications for extraction include:
This is the most common type of extraction for teeth that are visible in the mouth and not severely broken down. Simple extractions have minimal complications and often you are back to you regular routine the next day following this procedure.
Surgical extractions are done when the tooth in question is more complicated to remove. Oftentimes for these types of extractions we will appoint you with one of our specialists, who do these types of extractions routinely every day.
Some situations that may require a surgical removal include teeth that are:
Don’t worry, if a surgical extraction is necessary our team will ensure you are comfortably numb and feel zero pain from start to finish. Oftentimes our surgeons will place 1 or 2 dissolving stitches post extraction to allow the site to heal as quickly as possible. Our team will review all post care instructions with you and provide you with our after hours number should any questions arise after you leave our practice.