Indianapolis Tooth Extractions

Overview

Welcome to Thompson Family Dental at Nora, the premier dental practice located in Indianapolis, IN. Our experienced dentist, Dr. Jiyun Thompson, specializes in tooth extractions and other dental services. Our office is committed to providing quality and personalized care for our patients. Call us today at (317) 846-9444 to schedule an appointment and learn more about how we can help you achieve the perfect smile. Visit our homepage at Thompson Family Dental at Nora for more information.

Key Takeaways

At Thompson Family Dental at Nora, we strive to make the tooth extraction process as comfortable and stress-free as possible.


We offer a variety of tooth extraction services, including simple, surgical, and wisdom tooth extractions.


Schedule Your Next Appointment With Us Today.

Preparation for Tooth Extractions

At our dental practice, we understand that tooth extractions can be a daunting procedure. That is why we strive to make the process as comfortable and stress-free as possible. Before your extraction, our experienced dentist will thoroughly explain the procedure and answer any questions you may have. We will also review your medical history and provide you with pre-operative instructions. To ensure your safety, we may take x-rays and other imaging tests to assess the condition of the tooth and surrounding tissue. Our dentist may also prescribe antibiotics to help prevent infection. On the day of your extraction, we recommend that you wear comfortable clothing and arrive a few minutes early to complete any necessary paperwork. We may also provide you with a sedative to help you relax during the procedure. At our dental practice, we are committed to providing the highest quality dental care. Our experienced dentist is highly trained in tooth extractions and will ensure that the procedure is as safe and comfortable as possible.

Types of Tooth Extractions at Thompson Family Dental at Nora

At Thompson Family Dental at Nora, we offer a variety of tooth extraction services to help restore oral health. Our dentist is experienced in performing simple and surgical extractions. Simple extractions are used to remove teeth that are visible in the mouth, such as adult teeth that have been weakened by decay or trauma. Our experienced dentist will ensure that your extraction is performed with the highest level of care and expertise. We will work with you to create a treatment plan that meets your needs and helps restore your oral health. Contact us today to learn more about our tooth extraction services.

Aftercare for Tooth Extractions

Tooth extractions are a common dental procedure that is often necessary to maintain oral health. After the procedure, it is important to follow the aftercare instructions provided by your dentist to ensure a successful recovery. Aftercare for tooth extractions typically includes avoiding strenuous activities, keeping the extraction site clean, and taking any prescribed medications. It is important to avoid strenuous activities for at least 24 hours after the extraction. This includes any activities that could increase your heart rate or cause you to sweat. Additionally, it is important to keep the extraction site clean to avoid infection. Rinse your mouth with warm salt water several times a day and avoid brushing the area for at least 24 hours. If your dentist prescribed any medications, take them as directed to reduce swelling and discomfort. If you experience any unusual symptoms such as fever, excessive bleeding, or severe pain, contact your dentist immediately. Following the aftercare instructions provided by your dentist can help ensure a successful recovery from tooth extractions.

Benefits of Tooth Extractions

Tooth extractions are a common dental procedure that can help protect your oral health and prevent future problems. Extractions are used to remove teeth that are damaged, decayed, or impacted. By removing these teeth, you can reduce the risk of infection and other complications. Additionally, tooth extractions can help improve the appearance of your smile and make it easier to eat and speak. The benefits of tooth extractions range from improving oral health to improving the appearance of your smile. Extractions can help prevent infection and decay from spreading to other teeth, and can also help reduce the risk of gum disease. Extractions can also help make room for other teeth to come in properly, and can help improve the alignment of your teeth. Additionally, extractions can help improve the appearance of your smile by removing teeth that are damaged or discolored.

Cost of Tooth Extractions

At our dental practice, we understand the importance of providing quality care at an affordable price. Tooth extractions can be a costly procedure, but we strive to offer competitive rates to our patients. The cost of a tooth extraction varies depending on the complexity of the procedure and the type of tooth being extracted. Factors such as the location of the tooth, the difficulty of the extraction, and the need for sedation can also affect the price. Our experienced dentist will be able to provide an accurate estimate of the cost of your tooth extraction during your consultation. We accept most major insurance plans and offer flexible payment options to help make the procedure more affordable. We are committed to providing the highest quality of care and helping our patients achieve a healthy and beautiful smile.

Book Your Appointment Today!

Experience a safe and comfortable tooth extraction with Thompson Family Dental at Nora in Indianapolis, IN. Call us today at (317) 846-9444 or click here to book your appointment.

Book Your Next Dental Appointment With Thompson Family Dental at Nora.

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What Our Amazing Patients Say

christie thrasher-rudd
christie thrasher-rudd
October 5, 2023

Gentle, kind, and professional , ALWAYS?
What more could you ask for when going to the dentist?

Susan Kiray
Susan Kiray
October 5, 2023

Both the dentist and hygienist are both wonderful, thorough and caring people

Vincent Webb
Vincent Webb
October 5, 2023

Dr. Thompson and staff are the best. They were gentle, friendly, and made me feel at home. The work they do is top notch!

richard monroe
richard monroe
October 4, 2023

I want to thank Dr Thompson , and her entire staff. The entire staff was so professional and cheerful. The best dental facility I’ve ever been to. top notch.!

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Sarah E
October 4, 2023

Great visit with Cathy ( hygienist ) and Dr Thompson. Always friendly, professional and trustworthy

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diane e
September 14, 2023

Thank you for an enjoyable visit and bright shiny teeth! I love Dr. Thompson and her staff. I feel very secure with Thompson Dental!

James Shin
James Shin
September 11, 2023

Extremely thorough and caring experience ever!

Julie Tannehill
Julie Tannehill
September 5, 2023

The ladies in Dr Thompson’s office are very friendly, professional & curteous, from the greeting area to finalizing at checkout.

Kammy Woodward
Kammy Woodward
September 1, 2023

Dr. Thompson and her staff are extremely thorough in their work. I always enjoy the atmosphere in the office. They make my dental experience enjoyable!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a tooth extraction?

A tooth extraction is a procedure in which a tooth is removed from its socket in the bone.

What are the reasons for needing a tooth extraction?

A tooth extraction may be necessary if the tooth is severely damaged, decayed, infected, or impacted.

What should I expect during a tooth extraction?

During a tooth extraction, the dentist will use local anesthetic to numb the area before gently removing the tooth.

What should I do after a tooth extraction?

After a tooth extraction, it is important to follow the dentist’s instructions for care, such as taking medications, eating soft foods, and avoiding strenuous activities

Are there any risks associated with a tooth extraction?

Yes, there are risks associated with a tooth extraction, such as bleeding, infection, and pain. It is important to discuss these risks with your dentist before the procedure.