Is Having a Tooth Extracted Really a Big Deal?

January 30, 2019 |

If you have heard that you need to have a tooth extracted, you may be very apprehensive about the whole thing. After all, for many people, getting a tooth pulled is something that they fear more than almost anything else.

However, the good news is that getting a tooth extracted really is not that big of a deal. With today’s advances in technology and equipment, we can help to extract a tooth with very little trauma.

How is a Tooth Extracted?

The first thing you need to remember is that you won’t feel a thing. We will use the latest advances in painkillers to ensure that the nerves are blocked—meaning your brain will not receive pain signals.

After that, the area will be prepped. Depending on where the tooth is, and what kind of shape it is in, there may be a few different ways it will be extracted. Regardless of the exact procedure, keep in mind that we are highly skilled and knows exactly what we are doing.

Following the extraction, you will be sent home with aftercare instructions as well as pain medication to use when your shots wear off. Within a few days you will be as good as new.

Knowing is Half the Battle

Of course, if you are still concerned about having a tooth extracted, you should make sure to talk with us prior to your procedure. For many patients, the greatest fear is simply not knowing what it is that they are facing. Once you spend some time with us, you will find that you are much more at ease about the whole procedure.

A tooth extraction is something that nobody wants to face. However, if you are scheduled for the procedure, keep in mind that it really is not that big of a deal. We will do everything we can to ensure that it is as painless and simple as possible. Call us today for more information!