Many of us experience occasional pains in our teeth, but these pains can be harbingers of much worse problems. When this happens, several types of oral operations are performed to eliminate these problems and prevent other cases. Here are some common conditions that you may encounter in the future.
Dental extractions are the last resort in many cases. In some cases, when dental pain is unbearable, or there is dental infection, or if the tooth is irreversibly damaged by tooth decay or trauma you may require a dental extraction. Extremely decayed or fractured tooth also need to be removed. Dental extractions may also be recommended in orthodontic cases or to facilitate denture treatment.
If a dentist talks about extractions, they normally refer to a scenario whereby the wisdom teeth are eliminated. This is due to the fact that they can cause discomfort, inflammation, infection, and even decay as they come into the mouth and push against other teeth. In such cases or in more extreme cases, where cysts develop around the wisdom teeth and jeopardize the health of the jaw bone, extraction will be the only viable option.
Teeth other than your wisdom teeth, performing a tooth extraction is something that we would consider only after doing everything else possible to save the tooth, including root canal therapy. If the tooth has been traumatized, is badly decaying, or there is excessive loss of bone around the tooth due to periodontal disease and the tooth is very mobile, then the dentist may seriously consider removing the tooth to preserve the health of the teeth surrounding it, as well as your entire mouth.
At our dental facility, the procedure for extracting a tooth is carried out in the controlled environment of a clinic, with appropriate safety measures and sterilized instruments , so as to minimize the risk of any post-operative infections. We prioritize your dental safety and our doctors will guide you regarding the measures to be taken after the extraction.
The extraction of wisdom teeth is the most common oral surgery. While these wisdom teeth can be inside the gums or sprout and insert correctly, most people with wisdom teeth experience discomfort when these extra molars try to fit into a space that has no place for them. This can cause sever pain, displacement of the jaws and excessive biting. The good news is that there is a simple operation to remove them with the help of a dentist or an oral surgeon. The procedure takes about an hour, and the recovery is not much longer, except for a slight pain in the gums in the coming days or weeks.
Do not be panicked by the words laser and surgery. It is just a description of a procedure which involves the use of a laser where normally a scalpel would be used. It is just high tech replacing traditional methods. We provide this service for a myriad of the dental procedure including soft tissue surgery. With the ability to cut and coagulate soft tissue, and desensitize the teeth, we assure you of a bloodless procedure as we remove mouth lesions, ease canker sore pains and other oral issues. The whole process is quick, simple and so painless there usually is no need to numb the area that requires treatment. We assure you of safe removal and minimal discomfort with laser beams that are designed specifically for the task at hand.
To keep your teeth and gums healthy, it is important that you check with your dentist every 6 months. Greater oral hygiene is not only important for the overall health of your body but also makes it more attractive.
Emergency dentistry is for when patients need to get a serious problem seen sooner rather than later.
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