Extractions at Mulkins Main Dental

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Dental Extractions in Stittsville

There are times when the only choice is to remove the tooth. This is called an extraction or a pulled tooth. We are careful to use safe techniques and are acutely aware of the comfort of each of our patients.

If it is not possible to save the tooth, it must be removed from its socket in the bone. After x-rays and other examination procedures, the dentist will determine the best plan to remove the tooth. During the procedure, most patients feel some pressure in the mouth, but very little discomfort.

After the extraction, we provide detailed instructions, what to expect, and what to be aware of. There may be some temporary discomfort, but generally speaking, the healing process is uncomplicated.

If you are looking for a Stittsville family dentist or a general dentist to care for your dental needs, please contact us. We are here to help you maintain optimal oral health and keep your smile looking its best.

About Extractions

Simple Extraction

This is when your dentist administers a local anesthetic; loosens and removes the visible tooth.

Surgical Extraction

If a tooth is broken at the gum line or has not yet emerged, it will require a more complex removal. Although some general dentists perform this operation, generally it is handled by a surgical dentist. Sometimes a local anesthetic is used but more frequently the patient will be given a general anesthetic. General anesthesia is recommended for children or adults with specific medical or behavioral conditions to make the procedure more comfortable.

After Extraction Options

After the tooth has been removed, an implant is the best choice. Without an implant, the bone will begin to recess and you can experience more problems over time.

At Mulkins Main Dental, we understand tooth extractions can be a daunting prospect for many patients. That’s why our team of professionals is committed to providing you with the highest quality care and support throughout the entire process. We use the latest techniques and equipment to ensure your extraction is as comfortable and pain-free as possible. We also provide detailed aftercare instructions to help ensure a speedy and successful recovery.

Whether you need a simple extraction or a more complex surgical procedure, our Stittsville dental clinic is here to provide you with the care and support you need. Schedule your appointment!