At Gentle Dental Hawthorn, your dental health is a priority. Tooth extraction can be a daunting experience, but rest assured, you’re in expert hands.
Whether you’re dealing with a decayed tooth, impacted wisdom teeth, or any other dental issues that necessitate extraction, we are here to help you transition smoothly to a healthier, happier smile.
Trust us to turn a potentially stressful situation into a smooth, pain-free experience, putting you on the path to a healthier, brighter smile.
At Gentle Dental Hawthorn, the process for tooth extraction typically takes between 20 and 40 minutes, depending on the complexity of the case. A straightforward extraction can often be completed in a single visit. At the same time, more invasive procedures, such as the removal of wisdom teeth, may require multiple visits and a longer healing process.
Our experienced dental professionals will assess the complexity of the case and provide an accurate estimate. Our dental clinic will provide all the necessary post-operative instructions to help ensure a successful recovery.
Gentle Dental Hawthorn employs a range of anaesthesia techniques to ensure optimal pain management during tooth extractions. Our experienced team of skilled dentists is committed to providing the highest quality care for our patients and ensuring that their tooth removal or extraction process is as comfortable as possible.
We will also provide advice and guidance about the best treatment for pain and discomfort associated with the extraction.
Our commitment to providing the highest standards of dental health care means you will receive the best care and attention at Gentle Dental Hawthorn.
During your first tooth extraction appointment at Gentle Dental Hawthorn, you can expect the following:
Blood clotting will be monitored during the tooth removal process, and a spare gauze pad will be given to reduce post-operative infection rates. The adjacent teeth and mouth will also be monitored.
After the dental procedure, patients receive instructions to ensure a shorter recovery period. Gentle Dental Hawthorn is dedicated to providing exceptional care for all your dental appointments and ensuring a pain-free smile.
Before a tooth extraction appointment at Gentle Dental Hawthorn, it is important to provide information about medications, supplements, and medical conditions; abstain from smoking or using tobacco products; and fast for 8 hours if general anaesthesia is necessary. Additionally, wearing comfortable clothing and bringing a friend or family member to drive you home post-procedure is recommended.
With careful preparation, Gentle Dental Hawthorn can ensure a successful and safe tooth extraction appointment.
Taking steps to manage post-extraction bleeding and swelling after a tooth extraction appointment at Gentle Dental Hawthorn is essential.
For bleeding, gently bite down on a gauze pad placed over the surgical site for 1 to 2 hours. To manage swelling, apply an ice pack to the cheek near the extraction site in intervals of 20 minutes on and 20 minutes off. Follow the detailed aftercare instructions provided by Gentle Dental Hawthorn, and contact us if you have any concerns.
We provide you with the best care and guidance to recover quickly and safely from the tooth extraction.
Although tooth extraction is generally a safe procedure, certain risks and complications can arise. Potential complications may include dry sockets, bacterial infection, or surrounding teeth and tissue damage.
With this, it is important always to follow our post-operative instructions to ensure outstanding care and reduce any type of infection.
Our experienced team will guide you on how to avoid potential risks and complications during recovery.