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Dental Extractions in Canberra

Tooth Extractions at Shine DentistsIf a tooth cannot be saved through other means, the gentle dental team at Shine Dentists is skilled in carrying out extractions. There are many reasons that tooth removal may be necessary:

  • Advanced decay
  • Certain medical conditions
  • Damage from trauma
  • Impacted wisdom teeth
  • Loose teeth caused by periodontal disease
  • To align other teeth with orthodontics

Preparing for Your Procedure

To determine if an extraction is necessary, an X-ray is taken to make the best possible plan for removal. If an abscess is found to be present, you will complete a course of antibiotics before extraction. We discuss your medical history and whether sedation is necessary. There are two types of extraction:

Simple extraction. Performed with local anaesthetic, then pulled out with pressure only – no pain.

Surgical extraction. Completed for teeth below the gum line, partially showing through the gums or that have broken off at the gums. A local anaesthetic is administered, the tooth exposed and then removed.

When the procedure is finished, a swab is placed at the extraction site to form a blood clot. We are happy to inform you of any post-extraction advice or tips that will help you.

Contact us today to schedule your appointment! Same-day visits are available.


Dental Extractions Canberra | (02) 6242 6666