dental care


Question by  Dave (29)

What's involved with a molar extraction?


Answer by  monkeyz (3150)

It depends on where your molar is. If it's under the skin, it may require cutting the skin open. If it's under the bone, it might require heavy surgery. In the easiest cases, it's a matter of simply popping the tooth out and staunching the blood flow, then being careful until it heals.


Answer by  donnybrasco (170)

There is anesthesia either local or general depending on the extend of the extraction. The tooth is often broken in pieces then removed all the way down to the root.


Answer by  Roland27 (16334)

Your dentist first puts a topical on your gums near the area. Then he injects a numbing agent into the area in your gums near the tooth. Finally he basically gets his tools around the tooth to loosen it up. He will yank on your tooth and pull out both the tooth and roots.


Answer by  Melissa101010 (4405)

Usually having a molar extracted is just like any other extraction. It depends on how the tooth in coming in your mouth on how they extract it weather it is through oral surgery or just general extraction.


Answer by  enu (452)

When you go for a molar extraction,history of hypertension,diabetes,asthma,bleeding disorders etc are asked for and precautions are taken. Third molar impaction requires radiological investigations and the type of impaction is to studied. Method of tooth removal are different for each impaction. The complications following removal of molars are pain and swelling of the affected side,paraesthesia,nerve injury ,trismus ,dry socket.


Answer by  lorio (96)

A molar extraction can be simple or complex depending on the tooth involved. If the tooth is easily accessible, then the tooth is extracted using specialized forceps and steady pressure to remove it. If the tooth is difficult to reach or has broken below the gum line, then a more surgical approach is used to extract the molar.


Answer by  Zoe (2369)

With a simple extraction, local anesthetics are used and they use simple instruments to take out the tooth. With a surgical extraction they have to do a full incision because the tooth is either invisible or can't easily be reached in a dentist's chair.

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