Affordable Dental of Illinois is providing tooth extractions in Dupo, Coloumbia, Millstadt, Belleville, Imperial, IL.
Factors For Tooth Extraction
A tooth will be removed if cracks and decays have become extensive and tooth repair may not succeed. If attempts to save an affected tooth fail, the only option remaining is an extraction of the tooth. In other circumstances, treatment of the infected tooth might take a long time, and the patient wants the tooth to be extracted.
Usually, Dr. Stegmann tries to salvage the tooth through a root canal. If it is difficult to do the root canal treatment on a damaged tooth, it may require a tooth extraction. Though a root canal is an effective treatment for decayed teeth, it could be impossible as a result of unavoidable conditions for which the best option is tooth removal.
Gum disease may advance to such a level that there is bone deterioration. In such cases, it may become difficult to restore your tooth and hold strongly in place. This bone destruction may have no solution, other that extracting your tooth.
Prior To The Extraction
Whenever scheduled for a tooth extraction, Dr. Stegmann will numb the region to lessen any discomfort. After the extraction, the dentist will format your post extraction schedule. Typically a small amount of bleeding is normal.
Patient care is required for the maintenance of normal recovery. A few of the measures observed are avoiding vigorous mouth rinsing, not to smoke, or drinking through a straw for at least 24 hours. This will help the patient reduce delayed recovery.
Once the tooth has been extracted, stitches might be required. Some of these stitches dissolve within a short time while others may take longer. Dr. Stegmann will explain whether your stitches need removal or not. A folded cotton gauze pad placed on the wound will help stop the bleeding.
During the first days of the recovery process, the mouth ought to be rinsed carefully. Reduce pain and inflammation with a cold garment or ice bag. Regular teeth brushing can be performed with care. The teeth near your tooth socket should not be directly cleaned. The dentists post extraction recommendations are important, please follow them.
Our Objective is to Keep Teeth
We make every aim to save the teeth. Unfortunately, in a few cases teeth damage is so advanced that extraction is required to support dental wellness. Regardless the cause, you can be certain that we will carefully explore and suggest all treatments before extracting a tooth.