Tooth extraction is the forced removal of a tooth from its socket in the bone. When filling, crown or other treatment does not work as the tooth is damaged severely, tooth extraction becomes necessary. The tooth can be removed with normal extraction or surgery.  a surgical extraction needs to have gums and bone removed after which have some stitches placed in your gums for a few days. Tooth extraction is performed by a dental specialist or oral specialist and is a moderately quick outpatient methodology with either nearby, general, intravenous anesthesia, or a mix. Evacuating unmistakable teeth is a basic extraction. Teeth that are broken, underneath the surface, or affected require a progressively included technique. After the extraction, your dental specialist will educate you with respect to what present extraction routine on pursuing. As a rule, a little measure of bleeding is typical. Your mouth will gradually fill in the bone where the tooth root was through the arrangement of a blood clot.

Tooth extraction is done due to several reasons:
  • Decayed tooth

  • Damaged tooth

  • Immensely loose tooth

  • Periodontitis

  • Extra teeth in the mouth

  • Bad root canal treatment

  • Difficulties in tooth eruption through the gums

  • Failed in timely tooth fall of the baby

  • Orthodontic reasons

  • In case of some medical condition requirement

  • Tooth trauma or tooth fracture

  • Wrongly grown wisdom tooth causing pain and swelling

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Precautions after extraction:

Follow medication if prescribed, don’t take medications without consulting us. Don’t eat anything if you still feel the numbness because of local anesthetics. Avoid eating and drinking hot for a few days. Try to sleep on another side of the face, and place something cold on that side of the face. In case of stitches does take care that no food items are stuck on them. Maintaining hygiene is important. Stitches need to removed after sevens or as instructed by a specialist.

It takes almost 6 months to heal. After that, you can go for the teeth replacement too.

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