Extractions/Wisdom Teeth Removal
Our dentists at Dana Dental always explore the right, personalized treatment options, even if it means extracting your tooth. Although we aim to preserve all your natural teeth, sometimes the damage is irreversible, so we choose to remove the affected tooth. Tooth extraction is usually the final resort for severely decayed or damaged teeth resulting from an accident, and impacted wisdom teeth.
Two types of tooth extraction
If the affected tooth is easily visible, our dentist will carry out a simple extraction. During this procedure, they will first numb the extraction site using a local anesthetic to reduce any discomfort. Next, they will elevate, loosen, and dislodge the tooth.
Our dentists will perform a surgical dental extraction if the affected tooth is not easily accessible or visible. This type of dental procedure usually applies when an impacted wisdom tooth or third molar requires removal. During the process, our dentists use a local anesthetic to numb the area near the impacted third molar. They may also use sedation options such as laughing gas or an oral pill to ensure the patient is comfortable throughout the procedure. Next, they make an incision through your gums to expose the affected tooth. Most times, our dentists break the tooth into smaller pieces for easy extraction or removal.
Don’t be scared if your dentist recommends tooth extraction; this may be the right treatment option to save the rest of your teeth. Call us today at Dana Dental and book an appointment for a consultation, checkup or tooth removal.