Removal of a tooth is known as extraction. Extraction is performed to remove an infected tooth or dead tooth so that pain relief can be provided to the patient.
- Dental diseases
- Gum infection
- Tooth Fracture
- Tooth decay due to ageing or diabetes
- Wisdom tooth removal
- To make space for tooth alignment before applying dental braces
- Removal of extra tooth etc.
No, you will be given a local anaesthetic injection so that the procedure becomes painless. You may feel a little pressure during the tooth removal.
30 to 60 minutes
No, the tooth extraction will be completed in one sitting only. However, if you wish you have further treatments like dental implants or crowns then they will require further sittings after the wound heals.
- Have something cold like ice-cream and avoid consuming hot beverages till 24 hours after the procedure.
- Avoid the consumption of aerated drinks after the procedure.
- Don’t smoke after the procedure, especially till the first 24 hours.
- Do warm salty water rinses 2-3 times a day post 24 hours of the procedure.
- Visiting the dental clinic, on every followup visit will ensure the best dental care and your braces will stay in the best condition always.