Teeth that are severely broken or decayed can cause an infection in the gum underneath the tooth, which can lead to an abscess. Dentists perform extractions under local anaesthetic. Your dentist will ensure you are comfortable before, during and after your extraction, and will discuss your options for replacing the missing tooth.
Your dentist will also provide you with specific instructions for aftercare such as eating soft foods for 48 hours after extraction and avoid using a straw so you don’t dislodge the blood clot.
All adult patients can opt to join Denplan Essentials from their very first visit. Those wanting more inclusive cover can choose Denplan Care instead. Following an assessment, your dentist will advise which group you will be able to join.Read More