Basic Oral Surgery Tools and Extractions

Basic Oral Surgery Tools and Extractions

  • Essential Tools
  • Forceps- uppers / Lowers / Root tips
  • Elevators
  • Straight , angled, root tips
  • Luxators
  • Periotomes
  • Periosteal elevators
  • Surgical mallet
  • Needle holders
  • Scissors
  • Tissue forceps
  • Choice of needle size
  • Hemostatic agent
  • High speed handpiece and surgical carbides
  • Principles of teeth extractions
  • What is easy and how can we predict the difficult ones?
  • Age of patient
  • Shape of root(s)
  • Position of the tooth
  • Radiographic appearance
  • Condition of the tooth.
  • To split or not to split?
  • How to split?
  • Cleaning , disinfecting and neutralizing the infected socket
  • Mechanical
  • Chemical