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Teeth Extraction Techniques


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Tooth extraction may sound easy but in fact experiences as well as the proper teeth extraction techniques are required to ensure that the tooth is safely out of the mouth. There are generally two methods of teeth extraction – simple or surgical extraction. Continue reading

Basics of Tooth Extraction Part 2

Continued from Part 1.

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Instruments used in dental extractions

As with any other dental procedures, teeth extraction required specific dental instruments to do so. Tooth extraction forceps and elevators are the basic instruments used to extract teeth and they come in numerous shapes and sizes. Most forceps come with a primary or baby tooth equivalent. Continue reading

Basics of Tooth Extraction Part 1

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Perhaps the most affordable option for dealing with a severely damaged or infected tooth is dental tooth extraction. Tooth extraction (also known as exodontias) is the removal of tooth from the mouth. The majority of the public tend to visit their dentist for a tooth extraction more often than any other dental procedures. Extraction of teeth is done for a variety of reasons, as of the following: Continue reading

Pros & Cons of Tooth Extractions

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When faced with an aching tooth, the first thing that comes to mind is to pull the miserable tooth out. However depending on the cause of the toothache, tooth extraction is not the only way out of the pain. There are many causes of toothache and there is a chance that the aching tooth could be saved. Continue reading

How to Quickly Stop Bleeding from Tooth Extraction

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Tooth extractions can be a bloody affair. Bleeding or the abnormal flow of blood is normally seen in tooth extraction but excessive bleeding can be caused by something as simple as taking aspirin to prevent heart attacks or because of some inherited blood disorders. Continue reading

Instruments Used for Dental Extraction

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As with any other dental procedures, teeth extraction required specific dental instruments to do so. Unlike our baby teeth which could be easily pulled out when they are wobbly or would naturally drop off in their due times, adult teeth are a different matter altogether. Because of their longer root length and stronger surrounding supporting tissues, adult or permanent teeth (or even baby teeth that are not loose) would require certain techniques and dental tools to remove them. Continue reading

Care of Mouth After Tooth Extraction

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Teeth extractions are usually done to relieve dental pain or remove loose teeth. However even though your initial problem is solved, you have to take care of the tooth socket which the tooth was extracted or further complications may follow.

Post-operative care instructions would normally be provided by the dentist, in which you will have to follow. If there are any complications after your tooth extraction, always consult your dentist. Do not wait till the problem worsen. Continue reading