Services & Care

Extractions

An extraction is the removal of a tooth or teeth that is/are non-restorable, non-useful, or harmful to the patient.

Post extraction instructions include some of the following:

  • Keep pressure on extraction site by biting on gauze or sponge for at least 45 minutes after procedure.
  • No rinsing or mouthwash use for 48 hours after extraction.
  • Avoid any pressure that may dissolve clot such as using straws, smoking, etc.
  • Avoid brushing near the extraction site for the first 48 hours after the extraction.
  • Avoid alcohol for a few days.
  • Avoid extremely hot foods or liquids for 48 hours after extraction.
  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 48 hours after extraction.