SIMPLE TOOTH REMOVAL
According to American Dental Association (ADA) simple tooth extraction is “extraction, erupted tooth or exposed root (elevation and/or forceps removal) Includes removal of tooth structure, minor smoothing of socket bone, and closure, as necessary. “
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
- 1. How do I know whether the removal of my tooth will be surgical or simple?
A.1. Simple tooth removal is indicated in many cases. Some indications of simple tooth removal are indicated below:-
- Back teeth with advanced bone loss.
- Teeth with significant mobility.
- Many front teeth. Most canine teeth need surgical removal.
- Teeth with a straight single root.
- Removal of teeth in a patient with chronic generalized advanced periodontitis (Pyrrohea)
- Baby teeth or primary teeth.
- 2. How long does it take to get a tooth removed?
A2. Removal of a tooth depends upon so many factors including the complexity of the case, location of the tooth, condition of the tooth, etc. Most simple tooth removal may be completed in few minutes. surgical tooth removal we have to remove bone and tissue around the tooth. It can take some time but it is not practical to time a tooth removal due to the involvement of so many factors.
Q.3. Do I need to take day off from work or school after simple tooth extraction?
A.3. In most cases of simple tooth removal, the patient recovers really fast without any major complications. However, it is recommended that you follow your dentists post-surgical instructions.
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