The teeth that are too carious or broken to be treated with filling, crowing or similar methods and the loose teeth due to progressed gingival disease must be extracted. Besides, the teeth may be extracted if the orthodontist deems necessary for saving space during orthodontic treatment. It is also appropriate to extract milk teeth that are not loose when it is time.
What should you do before tooth extraction?
If your dentist prescribe antibiotics, you must take your antibiotics regularly and on time. If you have any systemic diseases or allergy, and if you continuously use drugs for your condition, you need to discuss this with your dentist. No anticoagulants like aspirin or blood thinners should be used before extraction. You should thoroughly brush your teeth and rinse your mouth with and antiseptic mouthwash, if possible. So, the risk for developing an infection is mitigated by reduced bacteria in the mouth