A dental extraction is the removal of teeth from the dental alveolus in the jaw bone. We also do surgical removal of wisdom teeth depending on the severity.
A dental extraction is the removal of teeth from the dental alveolus in the jaw bone.
Signs and symptoms that your teeth needs to be extracted
- Severe throbbing pain
- Pain radiating along the jaw and up to the ear
- Tooth that has fractured and is under the gum
Extraction is always the last option as we try and save teeth as much as possible.
The alternative to extraction is having root canal treatment done. However, it is only given as a option when certain criteria is met.