Tooth Extraction

affordable & painless tooth extractions

Budget-friendly and Gentle Tooth Extractions in North Lake

Everyone wants healthy teeth that last a lifetime. Unfortunately, there are times when we need a tooth extraction, because of dental issues. Even though this procedure is common and relatively simple, it is crucial that patients should be aware of its risks and benefits.

Our dental clinic, South Lake Smiles, can provide you with painless and professional treatment for your tooth extraction. Before we perform any procedure on your mouth, we will conduct a thorough examination, discuss your treatment options, and address any questions you may have regarding your dental health.

If you have any questions during the process, South Lake Smiles is happy to answer them as we have extensive experience with tooth extractions.

Most Common Reasons for A Tooth Extraction

There is nothing more satisfying than having a beautiful set of teeth that we can show off for a long time. However, if you don’t take care of your teeth, you may end up needing some dental procedures like tooth extraction. Here are some of the advantages of the tooth extraction procedure.

1.) Toothache Relief

Pain relief is one of the major benefits of getting your tooth extracted. In most cases, toothache may indicate an oral infection. If left untreated, the tooth decay can reach your tooth roots which require tooth extraction.

2.) Prevents Further Complications

A tooth infection has the potential to spread rapidly and become more difficult to treat. As a result, the problem becomes more complicated, necessitating additional dental procedures. Additionally, delaying treatment can prolong your discomfort. A tooth that has already sustained significant damage is irreversible at this point. In this case, tooth extraction is the only solution.

3.) Save Adjacent Teeth

Allowing a cavity or infection to spread to neighbouring teeth is a major risk that dentists want to avoid. Your entire set of teeth is at risk if you have a tooth infection. Neglecting an infection can cause it to spread throughout your mouth. You can effectively protect the surrounding healthy tissues and teeth by having a tooth extracted.

4.) Aesthetic Purposes

Dentists may recommend the removal of a tooth even if there is no tooth decay. Some patients have crooked or misaligned teeth due to overcrowding. Overcrowding means that there are more teeth than the mouth can hold. One solution is to extract a tooth, such as a molar so that the other teeth can adjust to their new positions. This can lead to a more attractive smile.

Why Should You Go To South Lake Smiles for Tooth Extractions

Do you have severe tooth pain?
Toothaches can be very painful. If you have one, seek medical care right away. At South Lakes Smiles, taking care of your natural teeth is our priority. However, in some cases, tooth extraction may be the only way to avoid more complications. We will work with you to give you the best treatment for your dental health.
Our dental team has professionals who have over 15 years of experience performing tooth extractions. Using advanced technology and modern dental equipment, we ensure the safety and effectiveness of our dental treatments.

Call our dental office today at (08) 6495 4004 for further information and book an appointment with us!


Frequently Asked Questions About Tooth Extractions

A dentist may recommend tooth extraction for a variety of reasons. It may be frightening to think about having one of your teeth extracted, let alone going through the tooth extraction process. However, tooth extraction may be necessary in some cases in order to maintain a healthy smile and good oral health. The following are some signs that you need a tooth extraction.

  • Severe toothache
  • Tooth decay
  • Pain in your jaw or face
  • Gum disease
  • Swelling of the gums around damaged teeth
  • Bite problems
The dentist will check your records to see if you have any health issues before performing the procedure. When preparing for tooth extraction, our dentist will ask you a series of questions related to your overall medical health. Usually, you will be asked if you have an allergy to local anesthesia, a specific type of drug or medication, and other materials for tooth extraction.

In most cases, your dentist will give you a local anesthetic to numb your mouth so that you don’t feel any pain when your tooth is extracted. The dentist will use a special tool to loosen the tooth from the gum. When the tooth has become loose, forceps are used to get it out of your mouth.

General anesthesia may be used if your tooth extraction is more complicated. You may also be sent to an oral surgeon depending on the condition of your teeth.

There are several factors that determine the price of tooth extraction. Examples of these factors include the state of your teeth, the extent of damage, the complexity of the treatment, and whether anesthesia and sedation are required.

The amount of time it takes to recover differs for every patient. However, it usually takes a few days after the procedure. The following practices will help you relieve pain, prevent infection, and heal faster.

  • Have adequate rest after the procedure.
  • Take your pain medication as prescribed by your dentist.
  • You can stop the bleeding by gently biting down on a gauze pad.
  • Apply an ice pack to the cheeks near the extraction site.
  • Choose healthy soft foods.
  • Avoid hard and chewy foods.
  • Maintain proper oral hygiene by brushing your teeth gently and flossing on a daily basis.
  • After 12 hours, you may be allowed to gently rinse your mouth. Rinse your mouth using 1 teaspoon of salt in a glass of water four times per day.
When an adult permanent tooth is extracted, you may experience a painful condition known as dry socket (alveolar osteitis). A dry socket occurs when a blood clot dislodges at the site of tooth extraction before the wound has healed. If you have a dry socket, gently flush it out with a saline solution or warm saltwater. Then, make an appointment with your dentist right away. Our dentist will take a number of steps to ensure proper socket healing and to reduce the dry socket.

Dental professionals may recommend root canal therapy if the damaged tooth can be saved by removing infected tissues inside.

The condition of your teeth will determine your treatment options. Consult with our dentist about any alternative tooth extraction options to know what’s best for you. Our dental team will discuss all the benefits and possible risks of each treatment option.

The price will depend on which tooth needs to be removed, the type of extraction, how many teeth need to be removed at a time, and the location of your dentist’s clinic.

The price range of tooth extraction is usually between $75 to $200 for each tooth. However, if you need dental surgery to remove your teeth, it can be more expensive. Generally, each tooth will cost between $250 and $750 for complicated surgeries.

Additionally, each wisdom tooth extraction costs between $150 and $200, depending on the complexity of the procedure.

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