Tooth Extractions

Pain Free Tooth Extractions

What is a Tooth Extraction?

Tooth Extraction BallincolligWhen a tooth decays beyond repair it unfortunately may have to be extracted or removed.  At O’Connor Dental Health we will do all we can to save and restore your teeth, but sometimes if it is damaged too badly, we will need to remove it.

What types of Tooth Extraction are available?

At O’Connor Dental Health, we offer 2 types of extraction

  • Regular Extraction
    A simple extraction is performed on a tooth that can be seen in the mouth. In most we perform this type of extractions. In a simple extraction, the dentist loosens the tooth with an instrument called an elevator. Then the dentist uses an instrument called a forceps to remove the tooth.
  • Surgical extraction
    A surgical extraction is a more complex procedure. It is used if a tooth may have broken off at the gum line or has not come into the mouth yet. Surgical extractions commonly are done by oral surgeons. However, they are also done by general dentists. The doctor makes a small incision (cut) into your gum. Sometimes it’s necessary to remove some of the bone around the tooth or to cut the tooth in half in order to extract it.  Wisdom Tooth Extraction’s are an example of this.

In this practice, we find certain Homeopathic Remedies especially helpful in promoting normal healing and rapid recovery.

Recovery Time from Tooth Extraction

This usually depends on how difficult the extraction was. If there was Minor oral Surgery involved and stitches used, it is normal to have some pain and discomfort. This may last a few days and gradually improve, with proper after care. Pain-killers such as Paracetomal or Ibuprofen are usually prescribed. Antibiotics may also be prescribed.
Good oral hygiene and proper maintenance of the extraction site are essential.

How much does a Tooth Extraction cost?

At O’Connor Dental Health, we aim to provide exceptional, but affordable dental treatments.  If you have a question regarding our prices, please get in touch with us.
Our prices are as follows:

Regular €95
Surgical €120 – €150

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    My experience in the O Connor dental health was pleasent.As a person who is nervous about visiting the dentist i felt very relaxed both in the waiting room and on the chair.Over the years i have attended a few different dentists and this has been the one practice where i felt relaxed and at ease due to the care of the staff. Before my procedures it was explained to me by the staff what to expect and i found this helped put me at ease. For any one who is nervous of visiting the dentists i would strongly recommend this practice.



    My daughter needed orthodontic treatment. Tony did a very comprehensive plan for my daughter and went through it with me and my daughter in great detail before he began the treatment. We knew how long it was going to take and what exactly was involved. What I liked about Tony was, he was so enthusiastic himself about the treatment and took great pride in getting it right, tweaking a bit here and there to make sure he got the best result. He explained everything to my daughter and encouraged her through the treatment. Tony does not just look at the teeth but also the shape of her mouth and the overall look. I would highly recommend Tony and his team, he is a genuine, passionate and meticulous about his work and a very nice person as well. My daughter has a lovely smile and my younger daughter can't wait to start her treatment as she sees the fantastic results of Tony's work and can't wait to have the same fantastic smile.



    Why Choose O’Connor Dental Health

    Friendly, Family Atmosphere

    At O'Connor Dental Health we aim to provide a relaxed family atmosphere that is enjoyable for all ages.

    Unique Range of Services

    We offer a wide range of treatments, including early intervention for children, orthodontics for teens and adults and a multitude of general dental services

    Locally Based in Ballincollig, Cork

    Our state of the art clinic is located in Ballincollig, Cork. We have ample parking available, comfortable waiting room and a multitude of nearby shops and amenities.

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    Our Reputation speaks for itself, we have the highest number of positive reviews in the area, and always ensure that our patients leave happy with the service and treatment where possible.

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