Categories of extraction:
Routine general extraction : where the tooth is visible in the mouth and easily grasped by forceps. Such extractions are routinely performed by general dentists under local anaesthetic.Surgical extraction : is required when a tooth has not yet broken through the gum( embedded inside the bone ) or is not easily removed. Surgical extractions are performed by specialist dentists with particular expertise in this area and may require a general anaesthetic.It is a specialized procedure usually performed by a suitably qualified general dentist, an oral surgeon or an oral and maxillo-facial surgeon.Reasons for tooth extraction
The most common reason for extracting a tooth is tooth damage such as breakage or fracture.
Some other possible reasons for tooth extraction are as follows : - Severe tooth …