Wisdom Teeth Removal
Henderson NV

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The need for tooth extraction

Endless tooth decay, infected tooth, and crowding are in need of tooth extraction. Those who have gone under braces need their teeth to be removed to make room for their teeth to move in place as they adjust. In addition, those who had chemotherapy or had organ transplantation need their impaired teeth removed in order to keep their mouth healthy.

It is done by a surgeon or an orthodontist in an ambulatory clinic with the use of intravenous lines, anesthesia, or both. In severe cases, complex interventions may be applied.

Cost of extraction

It may be dependent on the affected teeth and status, and the anesthesia involved. It can also affect the cost of living, as the services catered to the area.

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An x-ray of your teeth will be needed before the procedure starts. You have to inform your dentist ahead of time with your current medication if you have one

Speak to your dentist if you will be given bisphosphonate, a type of intravenous drug. If so, the extraction should be done first prior to the administration of the drug or you will be at risk for bone death (osteonecrosis).

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Don't forget to mention to your dentist if you have underlying diseases.

  • Related heart diseases
  • Thyroid problems
  • Pre-existing kidney diseases
  • Adrenal disease
  • Prosthetic joints

Your dentist will make sure your condition is stable before having the procedure. You will be prescribed some medications to control your immune system or other specific conditions.

The staff at tooth extraction Henderson staff will be giving you a list of reminders to do prior to your procedure, it is to make sure the quality of care that is going to be provided.

Wisdom tooth extraction 

This is done to prevent or correct any possible complications as your wisdom tooth will start to grow. Problems associated with a wisdom tooth

  • The spaces in your jaw might not be enough to accommodate your wisdom tooth resulting in impaction
  • Can be a breeding ground for infection
  • Serious complications may arise
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Wisdom teeth-infected patients will need extensive care as the need for the procedure will be delayed. The infection and swelling must be first controlled to further prevent complications. We have specialists from tooth extraction Henderson to be consulted if there are some concerns about certain procedures for the wisdom teeth extraction. Counseling will be done to address your needs, you will be presented with a pamphlet detailing the procedures for better understanding.

The recovery period for both procedures

It takes about a few days of recovery, swelling is a normal outcome, and medications to control the inflammation will be prescribed. These are some tips to keep in mind

  • Apply an ice pack to the affected area to minimize the swelling every day for 10 minutes.
  • The dentist will put a gauze pack in your teeth and make sure to keep it in place for a while to control the bleeding.
  • Strict adherence to the medical regimen provided.
  • Avoid smoking for a while.
  • Don’t do any strenuous activities for the next 24 hours. It might aggravate the bleeding.
  • Avoid using straws and toothpicks.
  • Elevate the head of the pillow when sleeping.
  • Avoid the extraction site when brushing your teeth.
  • Resort to soft foods at the moment.
  • Rinse your mouth with some salt and water
  • As your teeth start to heal, slowly transition to your regular diet

If you are experiencing persistent swelling, pus drainage, fever, consult your dentist right away. Prevention is better than cure.

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