Before we answer the question raised in this article’s title, let’s answer a question that most likely comes first: why would a person need a tooth extraction?
Chances are that your dentist will recommend a tooth extraction to take care of one or more of the following conditions:
For a simple extraction, the recovery period is usually very brief – no more than 48-72 hours. After that, most patients should be able to return to normal physical activity. However, if the extraction involves surgery, the recovery process might be a little longer. Each situation is unique and will depend on a number of factors that you and your dental provider discuss ahead of time.
Thanks to modern dental practices, most extractions are relatively quick and easy — and the recovery period is nice and short. But here are some tips to make sure the process is as easy as possible for you:
Learning you need an extraction procedure may cause you distress. At Quad Dental, we strive to make you feel confident with every dental care procedure you may need. We discuss what happens during each step and provide aftercare instructions for your complete recovery. Schedule your tooth extraction with Quad Dental today!