Advanced Dentistry Services
What should you expect when you are scheduled for a tooth extraction?
Your dentist will numb the area to lessen any discomfort. After the extraction, your dentist will advise you of what post extraction regimen to follow, in most cases a small amount of bleeding is normal.
Avoid anything that might prevent normal healing. It is usually best not to smoke or rinse your mouth vigorously, or drink through a straw for 24 hours. These activities could dislodge the clot and delay healing.
For the first few days, if you must rinse, rinse your mouth gently afterward, for pain or swelling, apply a cold cloth or an ice bag. Ask your dentist about pain medication. You can brush and floss the other teeth as usual. But don't clean the teeth next to the tooth socket.
When having an extraction, today's modern procedures and follow up care as recommended by Knudsen Dentistry are there to provide you the patient great benefit and comfort.
In addition to our routine dental services, which include dental restorations and professional dental cleanings, we also provide the following services:
- Family Dentistry -- Children & Adults
- Periodic Cleanings & Exams
- Emergency Care
- Invisalign/Clear Correct
- Root Canal Therapy
- Anxiety-Free Dentistry
- Dental Bridges
- Braces and Orthodontics
- Oral Hygiene
- Dental Crowns - Same Day
- Cosmetic Dentistry
- Dental Filling Options
- Periodontal Disease & Treatment
- Tooth Extractions
- TMJ/TMD Treatment
- Dental Implants
- Digital Impressions (no goo!)
- CAD/CAM dentistry
- Tooth Whitening
- Digital X-Rays
- Digital Cavity Detection - DIAGNOdent