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What Happens During Tooth Extraction?

Posted on 11/7/2022 by Evan
What Happens During Tooth Extraction?General dentistry places a strong emphasis on taking preventative measures, therefore removing a tooth is often reserved for a situation where the damaged tooth cannot be saved. Sometimes an infection may extend to a tooth's roots, jeopardizing your oral health and raising the risk of the disease spreading to other areas of your mouth. The troublesome tooth may be pulled to solve the issue once and for all and provide relief from any associated pain or discomfort.

The surgery is not too complicated. If the tooth can be seen and is ready to be extracted, it will first be loosened using forceps and then taken entirely. A surgical extraction will be necessary if the tooth extends beyond the gum line. In any event, your dentist will numb the region that will be worked on to make the procedure as painless as possible for you.

Tooth Extraction Has Numerous Benefits

Extracting teeth is sometimes the only approach to fix the underlying issue and relieve pain. A tooth infection can spread quickly, and when it does so, it will become more challenging to treat and may cause further complications. At this point, the tooth has typically advanced beyond the point where the tooth can be saved, and removal of the tooth is the best remaining remedy.

In addition, having the affected tooth pulled may often safeguard the teeth that are next to it from the exact same issue that was affecting the challenged tooth. One lost tooth is better than having numerous teeth that are gone when considering the big picture of things.

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