There are various reasons you might need to have a tooth out.  We'll help ensure the process is as straightforward as possible.

Extraction process

To extract a tooth, we'll do the following:

  1. Give you a local anaesthetic to make sure you don't feel any pain.
  2. Use use a special tool to loosen your tooth in the gum.
  3. Once the tooth is loose, we'll be able to remove it.

After your tooth has been removed

Once we've removed your tooth, we'll do the following:

  1. Clean the affected area.
  2. Give you a stitch if necessary.
  3. Make sure we stop any bleeding.
  4. Once the anaesthetic wears off, we can prescribe you some pain medication if necessary.

Usually your mouth will take 1 or 2 weeks to heal, but if this isn't the case, please get in touch and we'll make sure everything is going as expected.

More information

You can visit the Health Direct website to find out more about tooth extractions.