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Tooth Removal / Tooth Extraction

Tooth extraction refers to the the process of removing the tooth from the tooth socket. It is necessary to do in case when there is a badly damaged tooth that may spread infection, periodontal disease in your gums etc. There may be many reasons for it. Thus, the main reasons for the tooth extraction can be the excessive amount of tooth decay, tooth crowding or infection. Apart from that, there are some patients who are undergoing chemotherapy or may be they have done their organ transplant, they need to go with tooth extraction to keep their mouth healthy.  Dentists, generally, use anesthesia before starting the tooth extraction procedure.

Reasons for Tooth extraction

The various reasons for tooth removal or tooth extraction are as follows

  • Damaged tooth or tooth decay
  • Crowded mouth
  • Teeth alignment through orthodontia
  • To avoid infection
  • Periodontal disease or gum disease

How does infection spread?

In some conditions, when the tooth gets badly damaged, tooth extraction is the only option left for dentists. This is because the damaged get expand into the pulp and bacteria can enter into that pulp which leads to the infection in mouth and gums. That’s why in order to prevent that infection, dentists suggests tooth extraction or tooth removal.

Before Tooth Extraction

As the dentists are going to perform the tooth extraction treatment in your mouth, there are some points that you must tell them before undergoing such procedure. It will help them to treat you more better-

  • Diabetes
  • Liver disease
  • Thyroid disease
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Hypertension
  • Artificial joint
  • Bad immune system

Tips after the Tooth Extraction

If you are also going for tooth extraction, you need to take proper care of yourself after the treatment. Here, we are giving you some tips that will definitely help you in your recovery after tooth extraction treatment. These tips are recommended by our expert dentists. Have a look below and follow all the tips regularly in proper manner

  • Don’t forget to take your painkillers as prescribed by your dentists.
  • Bite slowly and firmly only on the gauze pad that is placed by the dentist. This helps in reducing bleeding from the tooth. Further, it also allow to form clot in the tooth socket.
  • Regularly apply an ice bag as suggested by your dentists. It will help in reducing the swelling.
  • Don’t rinse or split with much force.
  • Don’t try to smoke.
  • Have soft food such as yoghurt, soup etc.

Visit Care Dental Hospital and take advice from our expert oral dentists for best dental solutions.

Visit Care Dental Hospital and take advice from our expert oral dentists for best dental solutions.