Victorian Dental offers non-traumatic dental extractions of all teeth with few referrals to oral surgeons. Special equipment is required, as well as, advanced experience by the treating dentist. Dr. Rae gained extensive training in this technique working in a denture clinic found in Deltona, FL.
Wisdom teeth extractions are a fairly common procedure.
Non-Traumatic Dental Extractions:
The anatomy of the roots of teeth or the amount of remaining tooth structure above the gumline will generally determine the complexity of the tooth removal. This is determined by our doctors at the time of assessment for extraction. For all teeth except impacted wisdom teeth under the bone we use what is known as an Atraumatic Extraction technique.
The approach is also known as Nontraumatic Extraction technique. The goal of this approach is to remove the tooth and roots without removing any bone around the tooth. This is done by performing any drilling within the tooth structure being removed only and not the bone. There are special microsurgical instruments used for this technique and many times a microscope is used to aid in the atraumatic removal.
The advantage of this approach for patients is:
Before removing a tooth, we will give you a local anesthetic to numb the area where the tooth will be removed. Oral sedation or nitrous gas may also be used, especially if several teeth will be removed at the same time. Oral sedation may make you groggy during the procedure and does require that a companion bring you to the office and drive you home.
After the tooth is removed, you may need stitches. Some stitches dissolve over time and some have to be removed after a few days. The doctor will tell you whether your stitches need to be removed. A folded cotton gauze pad placed over the wound will help stop any bleeding.
What To Expect After Surgery
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