Brighton Dental Centre - Brighton

Dental Extractions in Brighton

Whether you need a routine tooth extraction or a more intricate dental surgery, tooth removal is a frequently performed procedure that typically involves minimal pain or discomfort.
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Is Tooth Extraction Really Necessary?

There exist a multitude of scenarios in which tooth extraction might become an imperative course of action, encompassing, but not restricted to:

  1. The removal of deciduous teeth struggling to shed naturally.
  2. The extraction of teeth as a pivotal step in orthodontic treatment.
  3. The removal of teeth afflicted by relentless pain or stubborn infections.
  4. Extracting a fractured tooth to alleviate discomfort.

Nevertheless, it’s worth noting that tooth extraction is not always the definitive answer. If you’re grappling with toothache, there could be alternative avenues to explore for prompt relief while still safeguarding your tooth. However, the critical factor here is early detection.

We urge you to get in touch if you find yourself experiencing any of the subsequent symptoms:

  1. Experiencing excruciating tooth pain.
  2. Suffering from pain that intensifies under pressure or while chewing.
  3. Encountering jaw discomfort or a sensation of rigidity.
  4. Witnessing swollen gums surrounding the afflicted tooth or teeth.
  5. Noticing telltale signs of gum disease, such as changes in color, bleeding, or the presence of an unpleasant odor.

The Treatment Plan

The tooth extraction procedure is conducted either by a dentist or an oral surgeon and typically involves just a single office appointment. Here’s a step-by-step overview of the process, starting with the evaluation of whether tooth removal is the appropriate choice for your situation, followed by the actual extraction, and concluding with the post-extraction care:

Seeking Resolutions

Prior to any dental extractions, our skilled dentists conduct a thorough assessment of your symptoms and engage in a comprehensive discussion of the available options, all with the aim of determining the most suitable path forward that aligns with your well-being and the health of your teeth.

The Extraction Procedure

Tailoring to the choices of both the dentist and the patient, a local anesthetic can be administered to numb the specific areas where the tooth extraction is planned. In cases where it’s deemed necessary, sedation options may also be offered. Our team of oral surgeons employs a minimally invasive approach when extracting teeth, ensuring a gentle removal process. Rest assured, your comfort and swift recuperation are of utmost importance to us.

Improving Your Well-being

Post-Extraction Guidance

You will receive comprehensive post-extraction instructions, which will encompass:

  1. Proper mouth care to facilitate healing.
  2. Expectations during the recovery period.
  3. Steps to take if any complications arise.

Should you have any further inquiries or concerns, we are more than willing to arrange a follow-up appointment for your peace of mind.

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to schedule an initial consultation & exam.

Your consultation will include an examination of everything from your teeth, gums and soft tissues to the shape and condition of your bite. Generally, we want to see how your whole mouth looks and functions. Before we plan your treatment we want to know everything about the health and aesthetic of your smile, and, most importantly, what you want to achieve so we can help you get there.

Frequently Asked Questions

Tooth extraction may become necessary for various reasons, including severe tooth decay, irreparable damage, crowded teeth, impacted wisdom teeth, or preparation for orthodontic treatment.

The cost of a tooth extraction can vary widely depending on factors like the complexity of the extraction, the location, and whether you have dental insurance. On average, a simple extraction might cost around $75 to $200, while a surgical extraction can range from $225 to $600 or more.

Most tooth extractions are performed under local anesthesia, so you should not feel pain during the procedure. You may experience some pressure and discomfort, but it is generally manageable. After the extraction, you may have some pain and swelling, which can be relieved with pain medications prescribed by your dentist or oral surgeon.

The recovery time after a tooth extraction can vary depending on factors such as the type of extraction and your overall health. In general, it takes about 7-10 days for the initial healing, during which you should avoid certain foods and follow post-operative care instructions. Full recovery, including gum tissue and bone healing, can take several weeks to months.

Dry socket is a potential complication that can occur after a tooth extraction. It typically arises in the first few days after the procedure and can last for about 5-7 days. However, with proper care and attention to post-extraction instructions, the risk of developing dry socket can be minimized.

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4 months ago
The dentist is never anybody's favorite place to spend time. With many hesitations but needed a second opinion on something I decided to give Brighton Dental Center a try. I will say this is the best dental experience I have ever had, the girls are amazing very professional always smiling and kind. Scheduling is made very simple and easy and lots of reminders on upcoming appointments. They help dealing with insurance and are very upfront with costs, what is covered and with the main priorities are. If it's not broken they don't fix it and I think that's what I love the most about this place. Thanks for a great experience. Brendan
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My first visit was today for a cleaning, Jen was excellent and she listened to all my concerns before we started the appointment. She went above and beyond to make sure I was comfortable. The front staff were very friendly, the office was very clean and bright. Thank you for being patient.
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Tina
3 weeks ago
I could go on and on about my experience because it was that great.. However, I will say, everything about my experience today exceeded my expectations and I do highly recommend.. My future looks brighter now that I made the switch to this dental office.. Not even kidding.. It’s the little things! Thank you Brighton Dental Centre, Tina 🙂
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Mary Adams
1 month ago
From the time I was a child, I have never liked visiting the dentist. Although I still cannot say I "enjoy" it, the team at Brighton Dental Centre has turned my dental experiences and outlook around. From the skilled dentists to the friendly, efficient support staff, you feel well cared for from start to finish. On my first visit I was impressed with the bright and modern space transformation and the modern technology used in every procedure. Costs are clearly laid out and relayed before your visit so there are no surprises. All of the staff are very kind and strive to make your appointment run smoothly and on time. If you are looking for a new dentist, as I was, you won't find a better place to go. I highly recommend Brighton Dental Centre.
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Brendan
4 months ago
The dentist is never anybody's favorite place to spend time. With many hesitations but needed a second opinion on something I decided to give Brighton Dental Center a try. I will say this is the best dental experience I have ever had, the girls are amazing very professional always smiling and kind. Scheduling is made very simple and easy and lots of reminders on upcoming appointments. They help dealing with insurance and are very upfront with costs, what is covered and with the main priorities are. If it's not broken they don't fix it and I think that's what I love the most about this place. Thanks for a great experience. Brendan
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