Whether you have a tooth that has broken off with a portion remaining in your gums or one that has not completely erupted, often the best thing to do would be to have the tooth surgically removed. Before the procedure, you want to meet with an oral surgeon or dentist who can provide the comfort that you need throughout the procedure. During the process of impacted teeth removal from Florence, AZ, dentists, there are a few details to keep in mind so that you recover as you should.
are a few different ways that your dentist can make you comfortable
during the removal process. A common option is nitrous oxide or
laughing gas. You’ll have a mask on your face so that you can breathe
the gas during the procedure. It quickly wears off with few side
effects. Other options include
and oral medications to sedate you before anesthetics are injected in
your teeth are removed, you can expect at least a minimal amount of
swelling. An ice pack should be used on the first day. You can then
alternate with heat and cold over the few days after surgery until
the swelling goes away.
eating anything hard for a few days after surgery as you want to
allow time for the area to heal. You’ll likely be given pain
medications and antibiotics to take for a few days after impacted
teeth removal in Florence, AZ, to prevent infection and to ensure
that you’re comfortable during recovery.
Contact Casa Grande Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery PC for more details about what to expect after impacted teeth are removed.
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