Charlotte Teeth Extractions

Rotten Teeth: Common Cause of Tooth Extraction

Most adults will agree that having a toothache is a painful and tormenting experience. This excruciating pain can meddle with key capacities, for example, eating, gulping, and talking. The most common way to eliminate pain caused by tooth decay is through tooth extraction.

In case you're experiencing an infected tooth or simply have a ton of pain from a tooth, it might be a smart thought to get a tooth extraction. Don't procrastinate when it comes to visiting an Oral Surgeon and taking care of your oral health as the problem could worsen and cause future health issues.

What are teeth extractions?

On the off chance that a tooth is damaged beyond repair resulting in rotten teeth, our Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon may recommend that your tooth is extracted. What does this mean? Teeth extraction is the expulsion of teeth from their place in your jawbone.

What are the reasons that would warrant for a tooth extraction?

Most circumstances, you may need a tooth extraction for various reasons, including extreme tooth decay, progressed periodontal infection, and rotten teeth that can't be repaired.

Here are some other regular reasons teeth extractions might be exhorted:

  • Some teeth are just nonfunctional, which means they can’t help in chewing and create discomfort in your mouth.

  • Some teeth may require evacuation because of poor mouth alignment. This is the case with wisdom teeth or impacted canines that sometimes lie in a position that causes steady aggravation.

Why choose Oral Surgery Associates of Charlotte for your teeth extraction needs?

For rotten tooth extractions, our Board Certified and Friendly Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons are profoundly prepared to furnish you with the best level of dental care. Our dentists are equipped to extract any kind of teeth, hence, giving patients comfort in this time of hoisted stress.

We need our patients to feel as good as possible with their exhorted treatment; in this way we explain to them all they need to know about this particular oral surgery procedure before extracting their teeth.


There are two main types of teeth extractions:

1. A Basic Extraction

This kind of extraction is performed on a tooth that is clearly visible in the mouth. If our oral surgeons need to use general anesthesia, this type of surgery may be performed in a hospital setting. Amid a basic extraction, the patient feels no pain, as the neighborhood analgesic given is solid and will last all throughout the entire procedure.

2. A Surgical Extraction

Surgical extractions might be performed on teeth that have severed at the gum line or teeth that have not have come in yet. Since this method includes teeth that can't be seen effectively in the mouth, we will take the lead on this procedure.

To see and expel the tooth, we must curtail the gums to permit access to the tooth underneath the gums. If our oral surgeons need to use general anesthesia, this type of surgery may be performed in a hospital setting.


At the point when extractions are required, the range around the tooth will be desensitized and we will evacuate the tooth. Before starting the extraction, we will use analgesics to numb your tooth, jawbone, and encompassing gums. The analgesic will take out any conceivable pain amid the extraction procedure.

What happens when your tooth is immovably tied down in its sockets?

On the off chance that a tooth is immovably in its attachment, or a bended root counteracts enough socket expansion, the tooth will require an extremely regular technique called "sectioning." Your dental specialist essentially cuts the tooth into segments, then evacuates every area each at a one time.


What should you expect after tooth extraction?

After the tooth is extracted you may feel some pain and experience some swelling. An ice pack placed adjacent to the zone will reduce swelling to a minimum.

After tooth extraction, it's vital for a blood coagulation to shape to stop the bleeding and start the mending procedure. Bite a gauze-pad for 30-45 minutes quickly after the procedure. After the blood coagulation shapes, it is vital not to bother the area.

What should you take care of the extracted area?

After the extraction, abstain from brushing teeth close to the extraction site for one day. After that, you can continue tender cleaning. Stay away from mouthwashes, which may aggravate the extraction region. Starting 24 hours after the extraction, you can gargle your mouth with salt water after supper and before bed.

On the off chance that you feel pain, you may utilize pain relievers. For most extractions, you should bite your food far from the extraction site. Try not to drink hot fluids or mixed refreshments for 24 hours. A fluid eating regimen might be suggested for 24 hours.

Will your missing tooth influence your biting capacity?

The expulsion of a solitary tooth can prompt to issues identified with your biting capacity, issues with your jaw bone, and moving teeth, which can majorly affect your oral health. A tooth extraction leaves a gap in your jawbone. In time, the space will heal and fill in with bones.

This procedure can take numerous weeks or months, yet following a week or two, you shouldn't see the hole. However, you ought to seek counsel from our Oral Surgeon in regards to tooth substitution alternatives. Basic alternatives include: Dental Implants, Dentures and Bridges.


As observed above, there are many occasions that may bring about teeth distress. At Oral Surgery Associates of Charlotte, we work hard to regain your smile. The initial move towards a delightful, solid grin is to plan a consultation with us.

If you are experiencing pain or uneasiness, call us via 704-549-8020 or visit our office today so we can figure out whether you require an extraction.