Wellington Dentistry - London

Dental Extractions in London

Whether it's a routine tooth extraction or a more complex dental surgical procedure, you can rest assured that tooth extraction is a common practice that typically involves minimal pain or discomfort
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Is Tooth Extraction Necessary? Exploring Your Dental Options

Tooth extraction may be recommended for various reasons, which can include:

  1. Extraction of baby teeth: Sometimes, baby teeth require extraction if they do not naturally fall out.
  2. Extraction for orthodontic treatment: In certain orthodontic cases, tooth extraction may be necessary to create space for alignment.
  3. Extraction due to pain or infection: When a tooth is severely infected or causes significant pain, extraction may become a viable option.
  4. Extraction of a broken tooth: A tooth that is extensively damaged or broken may need to be extracted.

However, it’s important to note that tooth extraction isn’t always the sole solution. If you are experiencing tooth pain, we may have alternatives to provide relief while preserving your tooth. Timely detection is key.

If you are facing any of the following symptoms, please inform us promptly:

  • Severe tooth pain.
  • Pain that exacerbates with pressure or chewing.
  • Jaw pain or stiffness.
  • Swollen gums around the affected tooth or teeth.
  • Indications of gum disease, such as discoloration, bleeding, or bad odor.

Early assessment and communication about your symptoms will help us determine the most appropriate treatment plan for your dental health and well-being.

The Treatment Plan: Your Guide to Tooth Extraction and Aftercare

When it comes to tooth extraction, our goal is to make the process as comfortable and efficient as possible. Here’s how we approach the treatment plan, from assessing your needs to post-extraction care:

Examination

Our experienced dentists conduct a thorough examination of your symptoms and discuss various treatment options to determine the most suitable course of action for your dental health.

Extraction

Depending on your dentist’s and your preference, a local anesthetic is administered to numb the area where the tooth will be extracted. Sedation options are also available if needed. Our oral surgeons employ minimally invasive techniques to ensure a gentle and efficient tooth removal process, prioritizing your comfort and speedy recovery.

Recovery & Aftercare

After the extraction, you will receive detailed aftercare instructions, including guidance on how to care for your healing mouth, what to expect during the recovery period, and what steps to take in case of complications. We are always here to address any additional concerns you may have and can schedule a follow-up appointment if needed.

The Cost of Dental Extraction in London: What to Expect

The cost of a dental extraction in London can vary depending on several factors, including whether you have dental insurance. Here’s a general overview of what you can anticipate:

With Dental Insurance:

  • If you have dental insurance, the cost of a tooth extraction typically ranges from $100 to $200 or more out of pocket. We can provide you with a quote in advance to help you determine your out-of-pocket expenses. Keep in mind that insurance coverage varies, so it’s essential to check with your provider for specific details.

Without Dental Insurance:

  • Without insurance, you can expect to pay approximately $200 to $600 or more per tooth for a dental extraction.

Please note that providing an accurate quote over the phone is challenging, as the treatment plan must be tailored to your specific needs. Dental extractions generally fall into two categories, which can give you a better idea of potential costs:

1. Simple Tooth Extraction:

  • This type of extraction is performed on visible teeth in the mouth and can be done by a general dentist using local anesthesia. The cost for a simple extraction is typically lower, especially when there are no complications.

2. Surgical Tooth Extraction:

  • A surgical extraction is a more complex procedure performed by an oral surgeon, often at a dental surgery center. It involves the removal of teeth that cannot be easily accessed, such as those that have not fully erupted or have broken off at the gum line. Due to its complexity, surgical tooth extraction is associated with a higher cost, reflecting the careful consideration, delicate care, and expertise required.

Ultimately, the specific cost of your dental extraction will depend on your unique circumstances and treatment needs. We recommend scheduling an oral exam with us to determine the most accurate estimate for your extraction procedure.

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to schedule an initial consultation & exam.

Your consultation will include an examination of everything from your teeth, gums and soft tissues to the shape and condition of your bite. Generally, we want to see how your whole mouth looks and functions. Before we plan your treatment we want to know everything about the health and aesthetic of your smile, and, most importantly, what you want to achieve so we can help you get there.

Frequently Asked Questions

Tooth extraction may be necessary for reasons such as severe tooth decay, advanced gum disease, crowding, infection, or to prepare for orthodontic treatment.

Tooth extraction is typically performed under local anesthesia, so you should not feel pain during the procedure. Some discomfort and swelling may occur afterward, but it can be managed with pain relievers.

The duration of a tooth extraction can vary but usually takes around 20-40 minutes for a simple extraction. More complex cases may take longer.

After a tooth extraction, it’s best to stick to soft foods like soups, yogurt, and mashed potatoes for the first few days. Avoid hot, spicy, or hard foods.

Smoking can interfere with the healing process and increase the risk of complications. It’s recommended to refrain from smoking for at least a few days after the procedure.

The initial recovery period typically lasts a few days to a week, but complete healing can take several weeks.

It’s best to avoid strenuous exercise for at least 24-48 hours after a tooth extraction to minimize the risk of complications.

The timing for dental implants or replacements varies based on individual healing. Your dentist will assess when it’s appropriate for you, usually several months after extraction when the site has healed adequately.

Google Verified Patient Reviews

Ahed Mustafa
2 weeks ago
I took my daughter here after she endured pains from a previous bad dental experience and treatment, however wellington dental was a wonderful experience. Dr. Ahmed was phenomenal. Staff were very nice and sweet as well. I would totally recommend it if you are experiencing any dental issues or pains. The patient care was great, and there was payment options as well, to make it easier.
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Tim Paiva
1 month ago
Called on Sunday as I was in a lot of pain the pass 24hours. They were able to get me in a couple hours after I called. Had 2 teeth extracted. It was so quick, very friendly and professional. I will be moving here as a client bc the experience the dentist over 30 years and it showed. Way better then my current dentist.
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Amer Bitar
2 months ago
It is definitely the best dental clinic with all the experienced dentists and the real care they offer. It was recommended for me and a drove all the way from Mississauga. And I am referring them to all my family members and friends. They use the most reliable and efficient methods and dental materials with the most advanced dental equipments. I wished I knew them earlier.
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Gula Othman
3 months ago
I had the best experience with Dr Ahmed, he is so honest with his work and im so grateful to found a clinic i can trust. He just finished a root canal for me which i was so nervous about and he did wonderful job!! The staff there are amazing too very friendly and welcoming thank you wellington team!!!!
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Lolo Lolo
4 months ago
It was more than wonderful to have the opportunity to go to this clinic and deal with the staff. They are very nice and helpful. The place is very clean and comfortable. And most importantly of all, the doctor dealt with solving my dental problem. Dr. Ahmed Darwish was able to provide a very comfortable and quick treatment method that made me regain my confidence in my smile, Good luck.
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Ahed Mustafa
2 weeks ago
I took my daughter here after she endured pains from a previous bad dental experience and treatment, however wellington dental was a wonderful experience. Dr. Ahmed was phenomenal. Staff were very nice and sweet as well. I would totally recommend it if you are experiencing any dental issues or pains. The patient care was great, and there was payment options as well, to make it easier.
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Tim Paiva
1 month ago
Called on Sunday as I was in a lot of pain the pass 24hours. They were able to get me in a couple hours after I called. Had 2 teeth extracted. It was so quick, very friendly and professional. I will be moving here as a client bc the experience the dentist over 30 years and it showed. Way better then my current dentist.
More
Amer Bitar
2 months ago
It is definitely the best dental clinic with all the experienced dentists and the real care they offer. It was recommended for me and a drove all the way from Mississauga. And I am referring them to all my family members and friends. They use the most reliable and efficient methods and dental materials with the most advanced dental equipments. I wished I knew them earlier.
More
Gula Othman
3 months ago
I had the best experience with Dr Ahmed, he is so honest with his work and im so grateful to found a clinic i can trust. He just finished a root canal for me which i was so nervous about and he did wonderful job!! The staff there are amazing too very friendly and welcoming thank you wellington team!!!!
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Lolo Lolo
4 months ago
It was more than wonderful to have the opportunity to go to this clinic and deal with the staff. They are very nice and helpful. The place is very clean and comfortable. And most importantly of all, the doctor dealt with solving my dental problem. Dr. Ahmed Darwish was able to provide a very comfortable and quick treatment method that made me regain my confidence in my smile, Good luck.
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