Tooth Extraction

What is Tooth Extraction ?

Tooth extraction refers to the complete removal of one or more teeth from the mouth. Teeth are often removed because they are impacted and prevented from growing into their normal position in the mouth by gum tissue, bone, or other teeth. Extraction is performed by an expert dental surgeon.

When does someone needs Tooth Extraction ?

In certain cases when you have got your tooth loosen Like that of milk teeth, it can be extracted at home. But consulting become imperative when you are getting symptoms like-
  • Pain behind molars which can increase with time.
  • Teeth affected by tooth decay or some disease.
  • Redness, swelling, tenderness which can lead to infection
  • Injuries that have led to a broken tooth that is unable to be extracted on your own.
  • Foul breath, the bad taste can also be detected due to wisdom teeth.
  • Over-crowding of teeth
  • Jaw pain and stiffness

What is the procedure of Tooth Extraction?

Your tooth extraction will either be simple or surgical, depending on whether your tooth is visible or impacted.

Step 1 – Numbing your tooth using anesthesia.

The first step is followed by the three basic steps

  • Insertion of the needle
  • Placement of the needle, and
  • Depositing of the anesthetic

Step 2 – Extraction
The tooth is then extracted using a socket

Step 3 – Closing the space vacated by the tooth

Step 4 – Controlling the bleeding

Step 5 – Minimizing the swelling

Step 6 – Post Extraction care until it doesn’t get recover.