Tooth Extractions in Coral Springs

There can be several reasons behind extracting your teeth. Starting from excessive decays, infections, wisdom teeth and crowding, all of these conditions would require you to remove your affected teeth. Your dentist would initially examine your oral conditions, after that they would be able to decide whether you need tooth extractions or not.

Preparing for Tooth Extractions

It is extremely important to have the correct preparations before you opt for tooth extraction. Before your dentist schedule the procedure, he would take a tooth X-ray and see the exact condition. Do tell him or her about all the other medications that you take and also about your medical history. This would help your dentist to provide you with quality treatment.

Types of tooth extraction

There are basically two types of tooth extraction:

  • The first one is a simple extraction. In this procedure, you would receive local anesthesia and the dentist would remove your teeth using an elevator and forceps.

  • The second one is surgical extraction. Here you would receive both local and intravenous anesthesia which would make you fully unconscious during the procedure. The dentist would then cut bone around the tooth or even the tooth in order to carry out the extraction.

Depending on your conditions, your dentist would decide which tooth extraction is ideal for you.

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Post Extraction

After the procedure has been completed, it is extremely important that you take proper care and follow all the instructions given by your dentist. If you have any doubts, make sure to clarify them. You might experience some mild discomfort post the extraction, which is very normal and is temporary. Take the medications and follow the dental routine given by your dentist in order to get the best result. Make sure that you take enough rest. Eat soft food for the first few days and do not forget to do a gentle rinse with warm salt water, 24 hours after the extraction has been done. In case you see that you are facing any of the below conditions, then contact your dental clinic immediately:

  • The swelling is getting worse with each passing days
  • Continuous fever
  • Problem in swallowing
  • Uncontrolled bleeding in the affected area
  • Any part of the mouth feels numb even after 24 hours of the procedure
  • Extreme pain in the extraction site. This might indicate a dry socket.

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