A Quick Guide To Extaction
This is the field of dentistry that involves simple extraction to more complicated cases such as surgical extractions, bone grafting, and sinus uplifting. Teeth that are not salvageable or are periodontally compromised need to be extracted at times.
Commonly Asked Questions
1. Is extraction painful?
Incase of a simple extraction the tooth to be extracted is anesthetized or numbed initially. The patient might experience soreness or slight pain after the extraction has been performed and in order to control pain, pain killers are advised.
2. How long does the healing take?
Complete healing takes place in 4 weeks. Any replacement of the extracted tooth has to wait for a minimum of this time in order for the bone to resorb and deposit. Once it is healed, you may proceed with any form of replacement you would prefer.
3. Can I replace the extracted tooth immediately?
Any replacement of the extract