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How to Deal with Common Complications After Tooth Extractions?

April 5, 2021

Whether standard and simple or surgical and more complex, dental extractions can come with complications, which is one of the reasons why patients dread these procedures so much.  Some are common and manageable, whereas others are less common and their resolution requires the expertise of an oral surgeon. Fortunately, even uncommon complications can be intercepted […] ...

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What Are Complex Tooth Extractions?

Emergency teeth extractions in the Escondido and Temecula region often require surgical treatment. General dentists may not have the know-how to perform the more complex emergency extractions, in which case they refer patients to oral surgeons who have the expertise and experience to take care of them safely and minimal risk of complications.  As the […] ...

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Guide to Recovery from an Emergency Extraction Part 1

March 4, 2021

Your general dentist or oral surgeon will attempt to salvage and preserve your tooth if possible, but if not, they may need to extract it. An extraction entails complete removal of a tooth. The more complex extractions are typically performed by oral surgeons.  Reasons for tooth extraction go beyond tooth decay. For instance, tooth extraction […] ...

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Guide to Recovery from an Emergency Extraction Part 2

Rapid recovery from an emergency tooth extraction requires appropriate aftercare. Tooth extraction can cause some damage to the surrounding tissue including gum tissue and bone tissue, especially when complex tooth extractions are concerned. For more details on aftercare following emergency dental extractions for patients from Escondido and other areas, read on! How long does it […] ...

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Guide to Premolar Extraction in Orthodontics

February 3, 2021

Premolar extraction may be a necessary step to take during a preparation for an orthodontic procedure. Namely, removing premolars may be necessary and even inevitable in order to preserve and optimize the overall function of a patient’s teeth and jaw.  So if you need to undergo a premolar extraction for an orthodontic treatment, what can […] ...

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Surgical Wisdom Tooth Extraction 101

A tooth extraction is not something to be taken lightly, especially if it involves wisdom teeth. For your safety and your best outcome, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon will have to remove your wisdom teeth surgically. And if you consult a general dentist regarding an issue with wisdom teeth first, they are likely to refer […] ...

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What Is the Process of Emergency Tooth Extraction?

January 8, 2021

No dentist or dental specialist will ever recommend tooth extraction unless it is the only viable solution for your problem and the optimal decision for you. So if a tooth extraction or a series of tooth extractions does become inevitable and dental restoration is no longer an option, such as in case of damage caused […] ...

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Serial Extraction: an Overview

In the majority of cases, emergency dental extractions are done to counteract the effect of dental trauma or irreparable damage caused by tooth disease. A serial extraction done on patients in Murrieta, Temecula and nearby areas concerns orthodontics. A serial extraction is performed for reasons such as malpositioned teeth and jaws, dental crowding or misaligned […] ...

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Why Get All Four Wisdom Teeth Out at Once?

December 2, 2020

The majority of people who have had a tooth extraction done, whether they have had time to prepare for it or not, do not have the fondest memories of the event. Even if their own experience was not as dreadful, they might have heard horror stories about dental procedures that lasted for hours on end […] ...

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Is Local Anesthesia a Good Option for Wisdom Teeth Removal?

For anyone with an upcoming dental appointment, it is an immense relief to know that they are in good hands and that effort is made to make the procedure as efficient, convenient and comfortable as possible, in addition to being entirely safe. Patients are always pleased to have a range of anesthesia options at their […] ...

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