We specialise in a wide range of dental procedures, including tooth extractions. We understand that the thought of having a tooth removed can be frightening, so we take the time to explain the procedure and answer any questions you may have. We also provide follow-up care to ensure a smooth and successful healing process.
Tooth extraction is a dental procedure that involves the removal of a tooth from the mouth. This may be necessary due to a variety of reasons, such as severe tooth decay, damage or trauma to the tooth, or overcrowding in the mouth. The procedure is typically performed under local anesthesia, and the tooth may be removed in one piece or in sections, depending on its size and location. After the extraction, the patient may experience some pain and swelling, which can be managed with pain medication and ice packs.
After a tooth extraction, it is important to follow your dentist's instructions for aftercare to ensure proper healing and minimize the risk of complications. This may include avoiding certain foods and activities, taking pain medication as prescribed, and keeping the extraction site clean to prevent infection. Depending on the location and complexity of the extraction, it may take several days to several weeks for the site to fully heal. During this time, it is important to be patient and take good care of your mouth to ensure a smooth recovery.