Understandably, you want to keep your teeth forever, but circumstances can force your dentist to recommend a tooth extraction. If there is excessive tooth decay or damage, you will have to get your tooth extracted. There are a few signs that you need to be aware of to determine if you need the procedure.
Sunridge Dental Clinic is a locally owned dental clinic that provides a range of dental care services, including family dentistry, emergency care and children’s dentistry. Our highly trained and experienced dentists ensure that the treatment plan that we offer is tailored to your needs.
There are a couple of reasons which force dentists to advise pulling the tooth. Your medical and dental history will be asked along with your allergies and the kind of medication you take. The main procedure will be taking an X-ray of your mouth to find the exact problem.
The three major signs are:
The process is fairly quick and easy. First, an anesthetic is given to numb your mouth so that you don’t experience any pain during the procedure. Once the tooth is pulled out, gauze will be placed in the empty socket for it to stop bleeding. Stitches may be used to close the gum.
Our dentists provide compassionate, gentle and effective dental care for you and your family. We are committed to staying up to date with the most recent and relevant techniques, technologies and continuing education.