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Centerville, OH, dentist explains when your toothache may require mouth surgery

Mouth surgery from dentist in Centerville, OH

When you’re suffering from an intense pain in your tooth, it’s important to see your dentist. Often, dental patients believe that the pain will go away or they worry that the appointment will escalate to mouth surgery. While Dr. Daniel Cobb in Centerville, OH, caution patients against putting off necessary treatment. In most cases, pain in the mouth is an indication of an infection or problem that won’t simply get better on its own.

Types of treatment for mouth pain

Your treatment may be simple as simple as medication, filling a cavity, or removing an irritating piece of food that’s lodged in the gum, or the decay may be severe, and irreversible. In this case it’s best to have the tooth extracted. While extraction can sound overwhelming, it’s important to note that the procedure is typically straightforward and, with the use of local anesthesia, painless. Further, there are many options for replacing the tooth following the extraction.

Tooth extraction

If your tooth needs to be extracted, the dentist will follow the following steps:

  • The area around the tooth with be numbed. This is often the most painful part of the procedure, but only lasts for a moment.
  • The dentist will then use a specialized dental tool to grasp the tooth and apply pressure to remove the tooth. Patients often report feeling pressure and hearing strange noises, but because the mouth has been numbed, they don’t feel pain.

Following the procedure, it is important to follow the post-care treatment recommendations from the dentist. This will include keeping the area clean, applying pressure when necessary, and avoiding certain foods.
The professionals at Alex Bell Dental have been helping patients in the Centerville, OH region treat their oral health problems for many years. Dr. Cobb provide expert service and gentle care. For more information about extraction or mouth surgery, call Alex Bell Dental today at (937) 435 7311.
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Dr. Daniel Cobb

Dr. Daniel Cobb

A graduate from the Loma Linda University with degrees in Dentistry and Public Health, Dr. Daniel Cobb has 6 years of experience in international dental work and over 30 years of experience in private practice.

Whilst being a skilled and talented professional, Dr. Cobb firmly believes in providing the very best care to his clients so that they are at ease. He values dedication and strives to provide a genuine service to his community.

As a driven and focused expert, Dr. Cobb is certified in restorative and cosmetic dentistry and continues to educate himself on the positive impact of improving dental health.

Meet Dr. Daniel Cobb

I am so glad that Dr. Cobb introduced me to his teeth whitening treatment, Kor teeth whitening.
He was so great in taking the impression of my teeth first and making sure the tray fits me well and then explaining in how to use it properly.
Now everyone is complimenting me on how perfect and terrific my smile is and to which dentist I go to- of course I tell them about Dr. Cobb!!!!

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