When a tooth is decayed beyond repair or fractures into the root, it has to be extracted. Tooth remnants left in the gum tissue can cause abscesses, which can become dangerous if left untreated. If your baby tooth does not fall out and is crowding your permanent teeth, you may also need an extraction. Occasionally, when adult teeth are so severely crowded that braces alone won’t be able to straighten them, extractions are also indicated.
Invisalign Dentist Kyle will consider and discuss with you all possible treatment options before preparing you for your extraction. After you have consented to the procedure, she will get the area profoundly numb and use a variety of tools to release the tooth from the gums. You will feel pressure but are not expected to have pain during the procedure. will check with you on a continuous basis to ensure you are comfortable.
After the tooth is removed and all debris has been cleaned from your gums, you will bite on a piece of gauze until active bleeding has stopped. In the meantime we will verbally remind you of how to take care of yourself and your mouth in the approaching days and also provide you with written postoperative instructions. Extra gauze and prescriptions will be dispensed as necessary and when Dr. Jockin determines that your condition is stable, you are done.