Extraction Instructions - Sheer Smiles Pediatric

Extraction Instructions from Sheer Smiles

Extraction Instructions to help parents with services to infants, toddlers, teens and children with special needs. Sheer Smiles Pediatric Dentistry is located in Frisco, Texas and we proudly serve the surrounding cities of Little Elm, The Colony, Plano, Prosper, and Oak Point.




Tooth Extraction Dentist in Frisco, Texas

Extraction Instructions to help parents with services to infants, toddlers, teens and children with special needs. Sheer Smiles Pediatric Dentistry is located in Frisco, Texas and we proudly serve the surrounding cities of Little Elm, The Colony, Plano, Prosper, and Oak Point.




Extraction Instructions

Tooth extraction is the complete removal of a tooth

Our tooth extraction instructions will help with tooth removal. Which is the complete removal of a tooth from the part of the tooth that you can see to the roots that are in the jawbone. Damage caused by tooth decay is the most common reason for a tooth’s extraction. Other reasons for removing a tooth include infection or injury. Therefore, removing the tooth can help keep an infection from spreading to other parts of the mouth. And some teeth may be removed to prevent or correct crowding in the mouth.

Dentist or Oral Surgeon

Above all, your dentist or an oral surgeon, who specializes in surgeries of the mouth, can remove a tooth. It can be done in the dentist’s or oral surgeon’s office.

The dentist first numbs (freezes) the area around the tooth. You may also get medicine to help you relax. The dentist uses a special tool to grasp the tooth and lift it out of the tooth socket. You may feel a tug on the tooth as it is being removed. If the tooth breaks while being pulled, or if it doesn’t come out in one piece, the dentist uses other tools to remove the rest of the tooth. After that, the tooth comes out, you will be given a piece of gauze to bite down on. Similarly, this will help stop bleeding. In addition, you may need stitches. You will be told if and when you should come back to have the stitches removed.

Tooth Pain, bleeding or swelling

You may have some pain, bleeding, or swelling afterward. The dentist may give you medicine for pain. The pain should steadily decrease in the days after the extraction.

A blood clot will form in the tooth socket after the extraction. The clot protects the bone during healing. If that blood clot gets loose or comes out of the socket, you may have a dry socket, which exposes the bone. A dry socket may last for several days and can cause severe pain. If you get a dry socket, your dentist can treat it with medicine. Here are some tooth extraction instructions to follow.

  Some bleeding is to be expected following extractions. Have your child bite on gauze for half an hour.

  Do not spit forcefully and avoid using a straw for 24 hours.

  Discolored (red or pink) saliva maybe apparent for 12-24 hours.

  Gently clean and brush the teeth and around the extraction site.

  Eat and drink on the opposite side of the mouth for 24 hours. Encourage liquid consumption and soft to normal diet as tolerated. Avoid anything too hot (tea, hot soup, hot cereals, etc) or too spicy for the rest of the day.

  If necessary, review the extraction instructions and take some Acetaminophen (Tylenol)  for pain. Follow directions on the package for the correct dose.

  Slight swelling is common following extractions. If some swelling does, occur, apply an ice bag or towel filled with cracked ice on the affected area, ten minutes on and off for 2-3 hours.

  In case of continuing pain, uncontrolled bleeding, rapid swelling, or anything else that concerns you about the extraction, please contact us at 972-433-0535. Follow the extraction instructions and call us.

Dr. Shir will provide the best Pediatric Dentistry services for your child!

  COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
  PROPHYLAXIS – CLEANING
  SPORT MOUTHGUARDS
  EXTRACTIONS
  EMERGENCY CARE
  FLOURIDE TREATMENT
  SILVER DIAMINE FLUORIDE
  SPACE MAINTAINERS


  DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHS
  ENDODONTIC TREATMENTS
  FRENECTOMIES
  SEALANT
  COMPOSITE TOOTH FILLINGS
 INTRAORAL CAMERA
  DENTALVIBE
  FULL COVERAGE CROWNS
  HABIT THERAPY

Dr. Shir will provide the best Pediatric Dentistry services for your child!

  COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
  PROPHYLAXIS – CLEANING
  SPORT MOUTHGUARDS
  EXTRACTIONS
  EMERGENCY CARE
  FLOURIDE TREATMENT
  SILVER DIAMINE FLUORIDE
  SPACE MAINTAINERS


  DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHS
  ENDODONTIC TREATMENTS
  FRENECTOMIES
  SEALANT
  COMPOSITE TOOTH FILLINGS
 INTRAORAL CAMERA
  DENTALVIBE
  FULL COVERAGE CROWNS
  HABIT THERAPY

Same Day Pediatric Emergency Appointments!

Sudden dental injuries or severe pain can be frightening. In these emergency situations, we will be there to help your child, 24/7/365!

No Dental Insurance???

Our plan is designed to provide greater access to quality dental care at an affordable price.

  Yearly maximums. None!
  Deductibles. Whats that?

  Claim forms. Nope!

  Frequency limits? None!

  No pre-authorization requirements.

  Pre-existing condition limitations. None!

  No one will be denied coverage.

  No waiting periods (immediate eligibility).

For more details about what the plan includes, visit our Sheer Smiles VIP page

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We all know that fruit is full of vitamins and an important part of kids diets. But did you know that too much fruit (whether it’s fresh fruit, fruit juices, dried fruit or canned fruit) can have a negative effect and contribute to problems such as cavities and erosion, especially if your kids are grazing on fruit all day? Read more

Are sports drinks okay for kids?

Statistics continue to show an alarming increase in the consumption of sports and energy drinks, especially among kids. Along with having the potential to cause various health problems, these beverages can cause irreversible damage to teeth. And sugar is only part of the reason — high acidity levels in these drinks erode enamel, the outer layer of teeth. Read more

What Our Kids Parents Think About Us!

Dr. Shir was great…

Dr. Shir was great in taking care of my little one's tongue and lip tie. The staff here are very friendly and helpful. They definitely are thorough in explanations of the procedure that was going to be done and I would highly recommend them.

Vicky V. - Patients Mom

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Vicky V. - Patients Mom

Dr. Shir was great in taking care of my little one's tongue and lip tie. The staff here are very friendly and helpful. They definitely are thorough in explanations of the procedure that was going to be done and I would highly recommend them.

Best pediatric dental I have visited!

Everyone at Sheer Smiles is so welcoming. We felt like family from the first appointment. Dr. Shir was great with my two girls. The hygienists were wonderful as well as the front desk staff. Hands down – best pediatric dental practice I have visited!

Meliha D. - Patients Mom

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2019-04-11T15:35:05+00:00

Meliha D. - Patients Mom

Everyone at Sheer Smiles is so welcoming. We felt like family from the first appointment. Dr. Shir was great with my two girls. The hygienists were wonderful as well as the front desk staff. Hands down – best pediatric dental practice I have visited!

My two little ones love going to Sheer Smiles!

My two little ones love going to Sheer Smiles! The office is always nice and clean. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. There is never a long wait to be seen, so anxious and impatient little ones aren’t kept waiting. There are even TVs on the ceilings in the patient area with entertainment to distract them while being seen.

Veronica C. - Patients Mom

2019-04-11T15:35:51+00:00

Veronica C. - Patients Mom

My two little ones love going to Sheer Smiles! The office is always nice and clean. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. There is never a long wait to be seen, so anxious and impatient little ones aren’t kept waiting. There are even TVs on the ceilings in the patient area with entertainment to distract them while being seen.
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About Dr. Solmaz Shir, DDS

Presently, Dr. Solmaz Shir is a Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry. In addition, Dr. Shir, Received her Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science from the University of Texas at Austin, and her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S) degree from University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

Specifically, Dr. Solmaz Shir graduated from dental school with a distinction in academic teaching. After that, she received numerous leadership, academic, and dentistry awards. As a result, Dr. Solmaz Shir has held a position as part-time faculty at Baylor College of Dentistry while practicing general dentistry in private practice setting in DFW area.

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