The procedure of removing the teeth from the dental socket is known as Dental Extraction or Exodontics. The teeth extractions are usually advised by the dentists when your tooth is damaged. Sometimes the dental problems like periodontal diseases may also lead to dental extractions.
Reasons for Dental Extractions
There are many dental problems that lead to dental extractions. Some of them are
- Gum Diseases
- Tooth Infection
- Crowded Teeth
Types of Tooth Extractions:
There are mainly two types of tooth extractions simple tooth extraction and surgical tooth extraction.
- Simple Tooth Extraction
If your tooth is visible enough and if you dont have any other complications then a simple extraction is recommended. This procedure is carried out usually under local anesthesia. This is the most fast and simple method of tooth extraction. The dentists will advice you with certain tips to follow for a quick recovery. You will be provided with certain pain killers and other medications too. Most dentists will recommend you to rinse your mouth with saline water. This will help to reduce pain.
- Surgical Tooth Extraction
This method is usually recommended when the tooth is not visible enough. This procedure is done under general or local anesthesia. You have to strictly follow the aftercare in order to avoid further complications.