Natural teeth are ideal for biting, chewing and maintaining mouth and jawbone structure. Due to some reasons like cracked tooth, fractured tooth, severely decayed tooth, non-restorable tooth due to bone loss (Periodontal Disease), a tooth has to be extracted.
Your trusted dentist in St Augustine, Dr. Singh will make sure you are comfortable before, during and after your tooth extraction procedure. If you have dental anxiety about tooth extraction, we offer nitrous oxide at Dental Remedies in St Augustine to overcome dental anxiety.
During Your Appointment for Extraction Your Dentist Dr. Singh will look at your medical history and make sure that you are medically safe for tooth extraction, like checking your blood pressure, the medication you take and any surgery you had in the past.
After careful review, Anesthetic is administered to make you comfortable and numb. After the adequate anesthetic tooth is luxated and removed without any complications.
Bleeding your dentist Dr. Shanta Singh will place gauze pack on extraction site to limit bleeding. Gauze pack should be left in place for 30-45 minutes for blood clot to form which is necessary for healing.
Do not Disturb:
The blood clot that forms in the tooth socket is an important part of normal healing process. You should avoid doing things that might disturb the clot.
- Do not rinse your mouth vigorously or drink with straw for 24 hours.
- Avoid drinking Alcohol
- Avoid Smoking
- Limit strenuous activity for 24 hours
- Avoid eating or drinking hot foods or drinks.
Be sure to take your prescribed medications by your dentist to reduce pain and inflammation.
When to call your dentist in FL 32086. If you have fever, nausea or vomiting, severe pain, swelling or bleeding, call 904-440-0200.