There are a lot of reasons you may need a tooth removed. Injury, Infection and overcrowding are just some of the reasons you might need tooth extraction from an oral surgeon. Often, a tooth extraction can take place at the oral and maxillofacial surgeon's office. Dr. Daniel Muff will be able recommend and administer the best anesthesia option for you, whether that is general anesthesia, intravenous sedation or a local anesthetic.
What to Expect:
In a tooth extraction or removal, after care is extremely important. The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) has this to say about a post-extraction experience:
Following surgery, you may experience some swelling and mild discomfort, which are part of the normal healing process. Cold compresses may help decrease the swelling, and medication prescribed by your Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon can help manage the discomfort. You may be instructed to modify your diet following surgery and later progress to more normal foods.
Contact us to schedule a consultation and discover your tooth extraction options.