A tooth extraction is a procedure to remove a tooth from gums, possibly the jaw bone. The most common reason for an extraction is to remove decayed teeth, fractured or broken teeth or when a tooth cannot erupt fully.
There are two types of extraction we perform at our clinic:
- Simple Extraction: This involves use of elevator and forceps.
- Surgical Extraction: This involves incision, elevation of soft tissue, removal some of the bone and may involve sectioning of the tooth before removal.
X-rays of mouth is taken to evaluate the position of the teeth, shape, and numbers of roots to avoid any future problems.In most cases, the removal of teeth is performed under local anaesthesia. Twilight Sedation is also available in our clinic, which can be discussed with your dentist.