This painless surgical procedure involves removing a dental piece by applying local anesthesia.
Depending on the quantity of pieces to be removed and the reason why, in some occasions the procedure can be done under sedation, however it is not considered a required procedure to eliminate the dental pieces.
When extracting a dental piece the dentist and the patient should discuss clearly the reasons for doing the procedure in order to decide if it should be removed. An oral clinic evaluation x-rays and a complete medical history should be done, as well as taking into account if the piece should be replaced or not. If it needs to be replaced which are the options for treatment more recommended that adapt to your needs.