tooth extraction

Complications after a tooth extraction can be painful and threaten your oral health, so it’s important to do everything possible to prevent them. If you are having a surgical extraction, such as wisdom teeth removal, your oral surgeon will give you detailed instructions of what...

When facing a surgical tooth extraction, such as wisdom teeth removal, many patients are concerned about discomfort that they may experience during the procedure. This fear can be driven by previous negative dental treatment experiences or just from stories they’ve heard from others. Fortunately, your oral...

A tooth extraction that involves a surgical procedure, such as removal of the wisdom teeth, can result in complications if the patient does not take proper care of the extraction site afterward. Your oral surgeon will send you home with thorough instructions about what to do...

Patients who are consulting with an oral surgeon about a tooth extraction may never have undergone an oral surgery procedure in the past. They often have numerous questions. We’ve compiled some of the most common questions posed by patients who are facing surgical tooth extractions,...