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 ?
- 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.