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Dr. Warren Foster
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Tooth Extraction (Overview)

Tooth extraction means removing an entire tooth or teeth from the jawbone. This includes wisdom teeth.


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How can a tooth extraction work?

How can  a tooth extraction work?

Tooth Extraction: If a tooth has too much damage and can't be saved then in this case, the tooth needs to be extracted. Before removing the tooth, your dentist will administrate a local anesthetic for pain control and by surgical procedure tooth will be removed. Most tooth extractions take just a few minutes and the procedure is very safe. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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Tooth Extraction (Overview)

Tooth extraction means removing an entire tooth or teeth from the jawbone. This includes wisdom teeth.


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How much do tooth extraction hurt?

How much do tooth extraction hurt?

Painless : Sorry to hear, but having a tooth pulled is sometimes necessary. Before extraction, your dentist will use a local anesthetic to numb the area where the tooth will be removed. If you are anxious, your dentist may use IV sedation that will prevent pain completely and make you sleep through the procedure. Anesthesia is the key. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Tip)

Dealing with Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom tooth extractions are not always painfull after the procedure, every tooth root is different. ...See more

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Treating a Tooth Abscess (Checklist)

See dentist ASAP
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Have the tooth removed
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Go to the emergency room if swelling hinders breathing
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How expensive is a tooth extraction?

How expensive is a tooth extraction?

Varies: Fees vary from office to office, city to city. A specialist will charge more than a generalist. Being put to sleep ? That's an additional expense. Any number given over the internet is meaningless, since fess in deltona are not the same as los angeles or albany or el paso. ...Read more

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How long does tooth extraction heal?

How long does tooth extraction heal?

One to two weeks: Normally it's about a week or so that the socket of the extracted tooth heals and closes as it fells up with blood that coagulate and turns into bone later, and the socket gets shallower as it heals. If that blood clot got dislodged for amy reason , that can cause the socket not to heal. The condition is very painful and known as dry socket. See your dentist to get it treated. ...Read more

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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Tip)

Dealing with Wisdom Teeth

No smoking or drinking alcohol for faster healing after wisdom teeth extraction. ...See more

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How much does tooth extraction hurt?

Depends on infection: extraction usually does not hurt during since you are anesthetized. after you should take Ibuprofen and Aspirin for 1 - 2 days. Pain during or after extraction is not normal and is usually due to infection which requires antibiotics. If this is anticipated it is best to start antibiotics and anti-inflammatory 1 - 48 hours before ...Read more

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How long does a tooth extraction take?

How long does a tooth extraction take?

Thanks for asking!: Most extractions take 3-5 minutes per tooth. Of course not all extractions are the same and many multi-rooted or root canal treated teeth will take longer due to their level of difficulty and need for surgical removal. ...Read more

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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Tip)

Dealing with Wisdom Teeth

Reduce wisdom tooth problems by getting them checked in the teens before they start to come in. ...See more