Expert Dental Extractions in Estero, FL

Sometimes, the best option for your smile is tooth extraction. At Premiere Dental & Implant Studio, we want our patients to understand that tooth extractions don’t mean the end of your journey to your dream smile but rather an occasionally necessary stop along the way. Allow our expert team to support your oral health goals. Call our office today to schedule your appointment at your convenience!

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What is the aftercare for a tooth extraction?

After tooth removal, keeping the area clean and safe is important. Avoid activities that could result in trauma to the face and mouth. Patients should also follow instructions for any medications their doctor recommends or prescribes. This includes over-the-counter pain relievers.

If your doctor recommends an anti-bacterial mouthwash, avoid vigorous swishing. Tilt the head and allow the mouthwash to soak the affected area instead. Patients will also want to avoid drinking through straws as this can dislodge the blood clot that promotes healing at the extraction site. Patients should also avoid alcohol consumption.

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How long is the healing time for a tooth extraction?

Most patients will have recovered within a few days. Some patients may require more time if they have pre-existing conditions, naturally heal more slowly, have wisdom teeth removed, or plan to have implants.


How long does a dental extraction take?

A dental extraction typically takes anywhere from 30 minutes to one hour to complete. The time it takes also depends on the method needed for your unique smile situation. Simple extractions often take less time to perform than surgical extractions.

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