Category: Extraction Advice

Tooth Extraction: Need to Know About Getting a Tooth Out?

Tooth Extraction: Need to Know About Getting a Tooth Out?

Tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from its socket in the jaw bone. This section will give advice on all you need to know about having teeth removed. We will cover what the procedure involves, what you need ...

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Tooth Extraction Procedure: What To Expect

Tooth Extraction Procedure: What To Expect

If you need a tooth removed, the exact tooth extraction procedure that might be needed will depend on several factors.  These factors include the condition of your tooth and where it lies in your mouth. If you need an extraction, your ...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Tooth Extraction Aftercare

The Do’s and Don’ts of Tooth Extraction Aftercare

OK, so you have just had a tooth removed, or are about to have this procedure. What do you need to do to give yourself the best chance of a speedy and painless recovery? Your dentist will give you instructions ...

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Dry Socket and Other Complications After Tooth Extraction

Dry Socket and Other Complications After Tooth Extraction

Post-tooth extraction dry socket occurs after about 5% of tooth extractions. It is a very painful condition that develops when a blood clot does not form properly at the tooth extraction site, or when the clot is lost too early. Thus the ...

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