Relieving anxiety if you need to have a tooth removed

Why Extraction?

A very common reason for extraction involves a tooth that is too badly damaged, from trauma or decay, to be repaired. At The Parkway, we are committed to the principle that permanent teeth can last a lifetime and we will always do our best to preserve your natural teeth wherever we possibly can. Nevertheless, teeth that have become damaged or decayed do sometimes need to be extracted.

There are several reasons why your teeth need to be removed. The most common include:

  • Impacted wisdom teeth
  • Tooth decay
  • Gum disease
  • Orthodontic treatment
  • Abscessed teeth/gums

Simple Extractions

Tooth extraction is usually a straightforward procedure. Local Anaesthetic is used to numb your tooth and the surrounding gum area. When the area is completely numb we can remove the tooth pain-free. This is usually a quick procedure without the need of surgical intervention or stitches.

Surgical Extractions

Sometimes, teeth can be lying at an unfavourable angle, be broken down or buried in bone. These teeth may need to be removed by one of our Consultant Oral Surgeons, who will surgically remove the tooth. Bone removal may also be required and the area stitched to place the gum in its normal position.

Orthodontic Extractions

Teeth may have to be removed to make room for overcrowded teeth. This is usually carried out prior to fitting an Orthodontic brace. In certain situations, teeth may be buried but not require extraction. It may be necessary to expose these teeth prior to an Orthodontic bracket fitting.

Worry-free treatment, for even the most nervous patients

Overcoming fear of the dentist is one of our greatest talents at The Parkway! If you do ever need to have a tooth extracted, rest assured that your treatment here will be pain-free and that our Dentists will always go the extra mile to put you at your ease and dispel your fears.

We offer nervous and phobic patients the option of Local Anaesthesia, SEDATION AND LOCAL ANAESTHESIA or GENERAL ANAESTHESIA for all dental procedures, depending on suitability.

Before and after an extraction, your Dentist will take time to explain exactly what will happen and any follow-up care that may be required. An Anaesthetist will assess you and explain the General Anaesthesia or Sedation process.

What’s the cost?

  • Surgical extractions
    Consultation – £75
    Treatment starting from – £150
  • Orthodontic extractions
    Consultation – £75
    Treatment starting from – £80
  • Wisdom teeth
    Consultation – £180
    Treatment starting from – £290

Who will treat me?

Simple Extractions

Darren Owakee
Clinical Director, Specialist Oral Surgeon & Dental Surgeon
Qualifying BDS (Leeds) 1992 and FDS (RCS Eng) 1996, Darren is an accredited Specialist in Oral Surgery. He has a Diploma in Implant Dentistry (RCS Eng). Having been an ...
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Pam Norman
Dental Surgeon
Dr Pam Norman is a General Dental Practitioner who joined the Parkway family in February 2011 with over 30 years of treating NHS & Private Patients. Pam is President of ...
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Prash Vasudevan
Dental Surgeon
Prash Vasudevan Dr Prash Vasudevan obtained MFDS (RCS London) 2004. He has worked at Parkway Clinic since 2010, having worked in various Maxillofacial Units in the UK and in Private ...
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Tesni Metcalfe
Dental Surgeon
Tesni graduated in dentistry from University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff in 2004 before taking up further training posts in Bath and Portsmouth.  She returned to Wales in 2008 ...
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Mike Gray
Dental Surgeon
GDC :177943 Qualified BDS (Bristol) 2009 with the largest amount of academic prizes awarded to any one student. Completed MFDS (RCS Edin) 2011 and is one of a handful of British ...
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Surgical Extractions

Keith C. Silvester
Consultant oral & maxillofacial surgeon
Mr Keith Silvester is a Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon at Morriston Hospital and is the nominated Clinical Lead for Oral Surgery at Parkway. He is currently Chairman of the Swansea ...
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Simon C. Hodder
Consultant Oral, Maxillofacial & Head & Neck surgeon
Mr Simon Hodder is a Consultant in Maxillofacial Surgery at Morriston Hospital in Swansea. He is currently the Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University Hospital of Wales, the Senior ...
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David W Patton
Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
Mr David Patton, formerly the Senior Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Morriston Hospital in Swansea, has over 25 years’ experience as a Consultant. ...
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Dr Julian Campbell
Specialist in Oral Surgery & Dental Surgeon
Dr Julian Campbell has worked in the NHS and Private Dentistry since he qualified in 1973. He has owned his own Practice and is a Specialist in Oral Surgery ...
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David Drake
Consultant Cleft & Maxillofacial Surgeon
GDC No: 64848 ...
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Ketan Shah
Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
Mr. Ketan Shah is a Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at Morriston Hospital, Swansea. He has a special interest in cancers involving the mouth and jaws and skin of ...
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