Tooth extraction: Filling, root canal treatment, crown process. It is the process of removing the damaged, decayed teeth from the jaw and the root from the jawbone. Dentists or oral, dental, and maxillofacial surgeons decide which tooth should be extracted. Persons who can perform tooth extraction are dentists or oral, dental, and maxillofacial surgeons who have received training in this field.
Before Tooth Extraction in Antalya, Turkey
Tooth extraction has been successfully applied for many years by our specialist physicians in the sterile environment of our clinic in Antalya, Turkey.
Rarely harmful bacteria enter the individual's circulatory system after tooth extraction. A gum infection occurs. If the patient has a medical history that will increase the possibility of infection after tooth extraction, he should notify the dentist before tooth extraction. Our patients should use antibiotics approved by our experienced dentists before and after tooth extraction in accordance with the recommendations of our physicians.
It is important for the patient who applied to our clinic to share with our specialist dentists his chronic diseases, medications he regularly uses, heart disease, the presence of damaged or artificial heart valves, congenital heart defect, impaired immune system, liver disease (cirrhosis), bacterial endocarditis. Our experienced dentists, who will perform the tooth extraction process by this information, will support you so that you do not have any problems during and after the procedure.
How Is Tooth Extraction Performed in Turkey, Antalya?
- Our patient who applies to our clinic transfers his medical history to our experienced dentists in Antalya, Turkey.
- An X-ray is taken of the patient's damaged, decayed tooth. As a result of the x-ray, our physicians examine the bone tissue of the tooth to be extracted, the shape and position of the tooth, and the bone tissue of the surrounding teeth. He decides on tooth extraction after this examination.
- Local anesthesia is applied to the patient when tooth extraction is decided. Rarely, tooth extraction is performed using intravenous and general anesthesia.
- General anesthesia can be applied to our patients to extract embedded wisdom teeth. The patient is under the influence of general anesthesia during the buried wisdom teeth extraction, lasting for 45-60 minutes. After wisdom tooth extraction, our patient is awakened under the control of our physician.
- If the patient's broken tooth is to be extracted, our dentists make an incision in the gingival tissue for broken tooth extraction.
- Our dentist, who holds the damaged tooth with the help of special tools, moves the tooth back and forth to remove the tooth root from the socket. With these movements, the dentist separates the tooth root, which he displaced, from the jawbone.
- If the tooth is decayed, the tooth's root cannot remain fixed in the jawbone and displace even before the dentist intervenes on the tooth.
- After the tooth root is separated from the jaw, our experienced dentist cleans the gingiva so that no root fragments remain in the gingival tissue.
- Our dentists put gauze on the bleeding gum surface after tooth extraction. He asks the patient to bite the gauze pad for a while. With this, it is aimed at stopping the bleeding.
- After some procedures in which the tooth is extracted by incision, our dentist may suture for a smoother and faster closure of the scar tissue. Since these stitches are removed with threads that dissolve in the body, there is no need to remove stitches after the procedure.
- Tooth extraction is completed when the above steps are completed.
Since all procedures are performed while the patient is under the influence of local anesthesia or general anesthesia, the patient does not feel any pain during the procedure.
In Which Cases is The Tooth Extracted in Antalya?
- Damaged or decayed teeth that cannot be treated have lost their dental function,
- Teeth that are broken after a trauma and cannot be saved,
- Teeth with root and jaw bone damage, problems such as cyst tumors in the gums,
- Teeth that remain in the jaw and have lost their dental functions, even if they are healthy, in individuals who will have full mouth implant treatment,
- Teeth that need to be extracted for other implant treatments,
- Milk teeth that prevent the eruption of permanent teeth in young children and do not fall out on their own,
- Semi-impacted wisdom teeth, impacted wisdom teeth, which require surgical tooth extraction (They are in the group of teeth that need to be extracted. Because these teeth cannot find enough space in the jawbone, they cannot rise to the gingival surface. They push the teeth around them, causing tooth crowding, abscess, and pain.)
- Teeth that need to be extracted to correct the crowding of the teeth by making room in the jaw before orthodontic treatment,
- Teeth whose crowding cannot be corrected with orthodontic treatment that does not fit in the jaw,
- Teeth that have undergone root canal treatment, which is the last stage in dental treatments, and have decayed again over time,
- Teeth that have lost their supporting bone tissue,
- Teeth that can damage other teeth as the infection is intense,
- The weak immune system should be carefully protected in individuals undergoing chemotherapy treatment or regularly using drugs for organ transplantation. Teeth that are likely to be infected in order to protect the general health status of patients in this condition and to prevent them from experiencing immune system problems,
- Teeth that wobble due to severe gingival recession and that have lost their dental functions even if they have not decayed are the teeth that need to be extracted to protect the oral and dental health of our patients and to protect their general health.
We recommend you come to our experienced dentists with peace of mind and have your tooth extraction process done in our clinic, a sterile environment where we use technological products.
After Tooth Extraction Antalya, Turkey
Our patients should consider the recommendations of our experienced dentists after tooth extraction. If our dentists' proposals are not followed, problems such as inflammation after tooth extraction, pain when opening and closing the mouth, and swelling after tooth extraction may be encountered. If a tooth infection occurs, the recovery period after a tooth extraction is prolonged, and a troublesome process begins for the patient.
"How many days will the extracted tooth heal? How many hours after tooth extraction to eat? What is the whiteness that occurs after tooth extraction?" Our experienced dentists will answer all your questions in detail after tooth extraction. To explain briefly, pain after a tooth extraction is normal, and pain can be controlled with painkillers recommended by our dentists. The amount of pain felt may vary depending on the procedure's size and the individual's pain threshold. Generally, the swelling decreases in a few days after tooth extraction, and the damaged tissue heals in 7 days.
Things to consider after tooth extraction;
- In the first half hour after tooth extraction in Antalya, Turkey, you should press the area where the tooth was extracted by making a tampon with gauze.
- To eat after tooth extraction, one should wait until the numbing effect of the anesthesia in the mouth is completely gone. If the patient eats or drinks under anesthesia, it can bite the tongue, cheek, and lip tissues and damage those areas.
- There is a possibility of swelling after tooth extraction. To prevent this, apply a cold compress to the swollen area for 10 minutes for 8 hours after tooth extraction.
- Bleeding in the form of leakage observed 24 hours after a tooth extraction is normal. You should contact your dentist if you have significant continuous bleeding.
- Even if you are disturbed by bleeding in the form of leakage, this blood should not spit out. Spitting activity increases the rate of bleeding, and in this case, the closure time of the scar tissue is prolonged.
- In order to prevent increased bleeding after tooth extraction, consuming hot foods should be avoided, and nutrition should be consumed warmly.
- After 24 hours after the procedure, you can gargle with half a teaspoon of salt and a glass of warm water.
- The healing period of the gingival tissue after a tooth extraction is 2-3 days. If you have pain complaints during this period, the painkillers recommended by our dentists should be used.
- Our experienced dentists also recommend drugs to some patients besides painkillers. If there are drugs that our physicians deem suitable for you, you should use these drugs at the dose recommended by our physicians and in the correct period.
- Soft foods (Soup, puree, yoghurt, etc.) should be consumed in the first days while eating after tooth extraction. Solid foods should be introduced gradually in order not to tire the jaw.
- It is important not to talk too much and not to consume solid foods for 24 hours after tooth extraction to avoid straining the jaw. Bleeding increases in the forced jaw, and our patients' recovery time is prolonged.
- Clot formation in the tooth extraction area is very important to accelerate healing. To support healing, our dentists may apply an antiseptic or antibiotic-containing pain reliever gel to the tooth socket after tooth extraction.
- Damage to the clot formed in the extraction area with the tongue or another instrument with unnecessary tampons will adversely affect the healing time of the area. The formed clot should never be touched.
- Smoking harms oral and dental health. Smoking increases the number of harmful bacteria in the mouth. Smoking should be avoided, at least during dental treatments.
- The head should be kept elevated while sleeping to shorten the bleeding time after extraction.
- To ensure oral and dental hygiene after tooth extraction, teeth and tongue should be brushed for two minutes twice a day, and dental floss should be used once a day.
Compliance with our dentists' recommendations minimizes the possibility of infection in the area where the tooth is extracted.
If there is heavy bleeding and pain for more than 4-5 hours after tooth extraction, you should contact your dentist.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How are Wisdom Tooth Removal-20 Tooth Extraction Prices in Antalya, Turkey?
While determining the prices of tooth extraction or wisdom tooth removal, whether the procedure to be performed is surgical tooth extraction or not, the number of teeth to be extracted, the structure of the tooth are effective. While determining the price of 20 wisdom tooth extraction, the position of the tooth under the gingival tissue, the experience of the dentist, and the location of the dental clinic are effective if the tooth is semi-impacted wisdom tooth, impacted wisdom tooth, or if the tooth is impacted. We recommend that you come to our clinic and be examined for detailed information about the tooth extraction process.
When Does It Heal After Tooth Extraction in Turkey, Antalya? How Many Days Does the Extracted Tooth Heal?
The first tissue healing after tooth extraction in Antalya, Turkey occurs within 2-3 days. Healing of other tissues and formation of new jawbone and gingival tissue takes 15-20 days. Our dentists may recommend you to have implant dental treatment in order to prevent shifting of other teeth after tooth extraction, and to prevent deficiencies in biting and chewing activities. For detailed information about dental implant treatment, read our article titled "Implant Treatment".
How Long Does a Tooth Extraction Take?
Surgical tooth extraction process, wisdom tooth extraction process takes about an hour. Tooth extractions that do not require surgical procedures take about 15-20 minutes. Extraction of 20 wisdom teeth, which is not embedded, also takes about half an hour.
Does Tooth Extraction Hurt in Turkey, Antalya?
For tooth extraction in Antalya, Turkey, local or general anesthesia is applied to the patient if necessary. In this way, the patient does not feel pain during the procedure. After the numbness is gone, pain can be seen. These pains can be relieved with painkillers recommended by our physicians.
What are the signs of infection after tooth extraction Antalya, Turkey?
Severe pain, occasional fever and chills, nausea, vomiting, redness and swelling in the tooth extraction area, cough, shortness of breath, chest pain are symptoms of infection. If these complaints occur, you should contact your dentist immediately in Antalya, Turkey.