Tooth extraction is often a scary thought for patients.
At Dental Works on Cornwall, tooth extraction is the last option that we only consider when it’s the best choice for your oral health.
However, tooth removal is best in some cases, like when a tooth is damaging other teeth or is beyond repair. Our experienced dental team is here for your tooth removal needs including wisdom tooth removal in Oakville. Learn more about our dental services today.
Wisdom teeth are the last to come in, as they are the furthest back molars. Most people find their wisdom teeth erupt in their late teens or early twenties.
The truth is, we don’t need these teeth. On the contrary, wisdom teeth often increase the likelihood of other dental concerns. Aside from pain and discomfort, they also make it harder to clean other molars and can lead to overcrowding.
In the interest of your long-term oral health, many dentists recommend wisdom tooth removal. While you can consider this treatment later in adulthood, many people remove them before eruption to prevent oral health issues.
Some benefits of wisdom tooth removal in Oakville include:
Any tooth removal may be frightening, but sometimes it’s the best choice for your dental health.
Turn to our team at Dental Works on Cornwall in Oakville, ON for all of your oral healthcare needs, including tooth extraction services. We will examine your oral health and help you determine the best dental treatment plan for you.
Schedule your appointment today! We look forward to helping you with your smile.
Tooth extraction is never our first choice for dental treatment. But, it may be necessary for a severely damaged, decayed, or infected tooth that’s beyond repair. We may also recommend tooth removal if there isn’t enough space in your mouth for new teeth, or if your wisdom teeth are impacted. Our dental team evaluates your dental health and discusses your options with you to determine if tooth extraction is necessary.
Before the procedure, we numb the area around the tooth to minimize discomfort. Depending on the case, we may also offer sedation to help you relax during the procedure. Our dental team gently removes the tooth. Then we place a gauze pad over the extraction site to help stop any bleeding. We also provide you with instructions on how to care for the extraction site.
Recovery time after tooth removal varies. an vary depending on the individual case. For most people, it takes a few days to a week to recover fully. It’s normal to experience minor discomfort, swelling, and bleeding after the procedure. Our dental team provides you with aftercare instructions to help you manage any discomfort and prevent complications.