Tooth Extraction Procedure
An extraction is the process of removing a tooth or tooth parts and as an Oral Surgeon, Dejan specialises in cases where surgical intervention is required, particularly in complex extractions of impacted wisdom teeth.
Extractions can be performed under local anaesthesia or in certain cases, under conscious sedation with the guidance of an anaesthetist.
It is often the case that general dentists refer to us in emergency, especially when there are impacted teeth causing pain and swelling. An impacted tooth can cause considerable toothache, which may often be associated with infection of the area and extraction of the tooth may be the only option.
The British Association of Oral Surgeons represent all practitioners with a special interest in Oral Surgery and provide excellent guidance for patients undergoing oral surgery procedures. Their website address is www.baos.org.uk
Extractions and emergencies
Adult tongue tie
Osteonecrosis of the jaw
Referrals and self referrals