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Tooth extractions

Why have your tooth extracted?

There are several reasons teeth may need to be extracted:

  • Decay
  • Fracture
  • Gum disease
  • Extra tooth
  • Preparation for braces
  • Impacted wisdom tooth

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Dr Michael Frankl
Dr Fahad Taub
Dr anna kuzniar
Dr Riz Syed
Dr Emanuele Clozza

What to expect

We will make your extraction a quick and painless experience.

At your tooth extraction appointment, your Lotus Clinic dentist will administer local anaesthesia to ensure that your tooth and the surrounding areas are numb before beginning the extraction.

If necessary, we can also provide you with some mild dental sedation.

We will use an instrument called The Physics Forceps® (‘Magic forceps’, as we like to call them) to remove your tooth. This tool will allow your dentist to extract your tooth smoothly and steadily without damaging the surrounding bone tissue. The result is a more comfortable extraction experience for you.

Other than a light tugging sensation, you will not feel any discomfort while the dentist removes your tooth. Afterwards, we will send you home with detailed instructions for rest and recovery as the extraction site heals.

Replacing extracted teeth

It would be irresponsible to remove teeth without having a plan to move forward.

Before the extraction begins, we will have your treatment plan drawn up and ready for implementation. Your plan will include details for the next step in your journey, be it clear braces, a dental bridge, dentures or implants.

You will have the support and guidance of Lotus Dental Clinic at your side the entire time.

Having one or more teeth extracted could make you feel like you have failed somewhere. It is our hope, however, that you will draw inspiration from the experience and become motivated to take better care of your smile from here on out.

Commonly asked questions about tooth extractions

Do I have to replace an extracted tooth?

If the extraction left a wide gap in your smile, then you will need to have a plan for replacing that tooth. Our Lotus Dental team will help you design the perfect smile with dental implants or other restorative treatments so that your new smile will be ready to shine soon after your extraction.

How long does it take to recover from a tooth extraction?

You should plan to rest for a full 24 hours after your extraction to allow the tissues to start the critical healing phase. Your extraction site will be fully healed within one to two months, and then you can move ahead with your plans for replacing the lost tooth.

How can I avoid having a tooth extracted?

There is usually little other recourse when it comes time to remove a tooth. Extraction is the last-resort option, so when it comes down to that, there is not an alternative. 

If you have a tooth that is damaged or decayed beyond repair, you will only make the situation worse by leaving it there. 

Instead, make it a practice to take good care of your teeth at all times so that none of them have to be extracted. Your oral hygiene and dental habits make a difference. Schedule regular dental hygiene appointments to keep your teeth healthy for a lifetime.

Are there any risks associated with tooth extraction?

There are no unusual risks associated with tooth extractions. To the contrary, you could actually jeopardise your health by not removing a tooth promptly. There are a few rare side-effects that can result from some tooth extractions such as nerve damage and infection. Your dentist will fully explain the potential complications to you before moving ahead with the extraction.

Will it hurt to have a tooth extracted?

Are you a nervous dental patient? It is perfectly normal to be worried about what it will feel like to have a tooth pulled.
Your tooth will be numbed with local anaesthetic prior to extraction, so you will not be in any pain. After the injection has worn off and long after your treatment you may start to notice a dull ache. The discomfort you feel during recovery is easy to manage.

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