Gentle local anesthetic
Safely remove all silver/mercury, crowns etc first so as not to contaminate the surgical site
Non traumatic removal of the tooth for this to occur, the tooth often needs to be sectioned
Thorough cleansing of the socket
Removal of the ligament to help prevent altered healing/cavitations
Removal of sharp bone at edges
Disinfection of the socket with argentyn 23 and/or ozonated water
Application of low level laser to reduce inflammation and speed healing
Placement of bone preservation graft (calcium phosphate) to close socket, prevent infection, speed healing and prevent/minimize resorption of bone.
Placement of membrane to protect the surgical site and accelerates clot formation
Placement of resorbable sutures
In severe cases, you are supplied with SockIt gel, a natural oral hydrogel that aids healing
In most cases, we will make a temporary removable tooth that same day. This covers and protects the surgical site, maintains the position of the adjacent teeth and helps with chewing.