When all conservation routes have been exhausted and/or at patients’ request, the extraction of a tooth is deemed the best course of action, our dentists are experienced to perform a tooth extraction. If the tooth extraction requires a more specialist approach our dentists will make the relevant referrals.
One area of specialty within dentistry is understood as oral surgery and this is applicable to procedures of a surgical nature, like the extraction of teeth or wisdom teeth. Oral surgery requires additional training in techniques to perform procedures with care, helping patients to be ready to use their teeth and mouths again.
If you’ve got an advanced cavity or an impacted molar, you’ll require oral surgery to possess them safely extracted. counting on your particular case and therefore the severity of your problem, you’ll tend anesthetic and offered sedation if you’re anxious.
It is important to always get the recommendation of a dental professional if you’re worried about any of your teeth. Never plan to pull out your own tooth out reception as this might cause a more significant issue for you. Dentists have the proper equipment and sterile environment during which to perform this sort of procedure with the utmost care and your recovery are often fairly quick. within the case of wisdom teeth extractions, you’ll have some swelling after the procedure and discomfort which will be eased with over the counter painkillers.
Why are teeth removed?
There are lots of reasons why you might need to have a tooth removed. For example, if you have:
- Severe tooth decay
- Gum disease (periodontal disease)
- A broken tooth that can’t be repaired
- An abscess (a collection of pus) on your gums or around your teeth
- Crowded teeth – when your teeth don’t have enough space in your jaw
- Impacted wisdom teeth
If you’re experiencing pain or think you might need a tooth removed, contact us 01403 257237 and we’ll be happy to help.