In cases of advanced gum disease and tooth decay, teeth may need to be extracted. Some patients may also develop impacted wisdom teeth, which can cause intense pain. This is alleviated by having them removed surgically. One area in which it is possible for dentists to specialise is oral surgery, an umbrella term for all dental procedures involving surgery, such as the extraction of teeth or wisdom teeth. It is always important to get the advice of a dental professional if you are worried about any of your teeth. Never attempt to pull out your own tooth at home as this could cause a more serious problem for you.
Tooth extractions typically involve the following:
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We are very happy to announce that the Dental & Implant Centre will be re-opening from Wednesday 10th June 2020
Throughout the pandemic, we have been clear that our first priority is the wellbeing of our patients and colleagues and this continues to be the case. As a result, the Dental & Implant Centre will be phasing in treatments and it is likely that some treatments will be available before others as there are different PPE requirements for different treatments. If you need advice, or if you are in need of urgent dental treatment, please contact the practice for help and advice .
The Team at the Dental & Implant Centre