Oral surgery is a special procedure performed by the dentist or an oral surgeon either to treat diseases, correct oral conditions and improve the appearance of a patient’s smile. When the necessity is high, the procedure is deemed emergency so compromises can be made; but when the surgery can be deferred and is not at […]
Depending on the severity of the case, a tooth extraction may just involve the mere loosening of the tooth from stable attachment, but some bone reduction and tooth sectioning may also be required. Teeth extractions may performed on baby teeth and permanent teeth, on a child or adult patient, and they are indicated for various […]
Common reasons for a getting a tooth extraction include the eruption of a wisdom tooth or a tooth that is too badly damaged to be repaired. Tooth extraction is performed by your dentist under local anesthesia and most pain disappears within a week.