Do's and Don'ts After a Tooth Extraction

Do's and Don'ts After a Tooth Extraction

by Kassandra Silva (SU)
Your permanent teeth are supposed to stay intact your whole life. However, there are certain conditions that may make a tooth extraction necessary. Some of the common reasons for a tooth extraction include tooth fracture, loosening of the teeth due to periodontal disease (serious gum infection), severe tooth decay, and third molar impaction (when a wisdom tooth fails to grow in a functional position).