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Tooth Extraction

If you have ever had any adult teeth removed, what was the experience like?
Are you:
Male
Female
How old are you
Which country do you live in?
Have you ever had an adult tooth extracted?
Yes
No
Have you ever had a child tooth extracted?
Yes
No
At what age did you first have an adult tooth extracted?
At what age did you first have a child tooth extracted?
If you have had an adult tooth extracted, what type of pain relief did you have for the extraction?
Local anaesthetic - injections into the gum (fully awake)
Local anaesthetic - injections into the gum and IV sedative in arm (sleepy but awake)
General anaesthetic (fully asleep)
No anaesthetic
If you have had an child tooth extracted, what type of pain relief did you have for the extraction?
Local anaesthetic - injections into the gum (fully awake)
Local anaesthetic - injections into the gum and IV sedative in arm (sleepy but awake)
General anaesthetic (fully asleep)
No anaesthetic
Which type(s) of tooth have you had extracted?
Inscisor
Cainine
Pre molar
Molar
Wisdom
None
What was the reason for your choice of pain relief during the extraction?
Less expensive
Did not want to feel drowsy after waking up
Dentist did not offer a choice
Parents decided
Not had a tooth extracted
Just before you had a tooth extracted, how did you feel?
Slightly nervous
Terrified
Very nervous
Not bothered
Not had a tooth extracted
If you opted for local anaesthetic (injections into the gum only), would you have another tooth extracted this way?
Yes
No
Not had a tooth extracted
If you were AWAKE, On a score of 1-10 (1 being no pain, 3 being as painful as an injection, 10 being the worst pain you have experienced), how painful was the extraction process?
1 (no pain)
2
3 (same as an injection)
4
5 (fair amount of pain, but still okay)
6
7 (painful)
8 (very painful)
9 (extremely painful)
10 (unbearable pain)
Not had a tooth extracted
If someone was thinking of insisting on being asleep for a tooth extraction, what would you say?
Very wise
Not needed
Being awake is not a big deal
Being asleep brings unreasonable risks
Did the base of your gums get cut away from the base of the tooth at the start of the extraction?
Yes
No
Not had a tooth extracted
Did your gums need to be cut using a scalpel?
Yes
No
Not had a tooth extracted
If a scalpel was used during the extraction, how did it feel?
Very painful
Slightly painful
Just a strange sensation
Did not feel anything
Scalpel not used
How long did it take to extract the tooth?
Less than 2 minutes
Over 2 minutes but less than 5 minutes
5-10 minutes
Over 10 minutes but less than 15 minutes
Over 15 minutes
Not had a tooth extracted
Did you need stitches?
Yes
No
Not had a tooth extracted
Excluding any discomfort after the extraction. Was the extraction process any more uncomfortable than a normal filling?
Yes, a lot more uncomfortable
Yes, slightly more uncomfortable
About the same
Not had a tooth extracted
What was the worst part of the procedure?
Pain during the extraction
Injections
Sounds
Sensations
Feeling of pressure
Blood
Other
Not had a tooth extracted
If you have had upper and lower teeth extracted, which was most uncomfortable?
Upper
Lower
Not had both extracted or not had an extraction
Did you have an abscess?
Yes
No
If you had an abscess, was it drained first?
Yes
No
Not had an abscess
If you had an abscess drained, what was used?
Needle
Drill
Scalpel
Other
Did not require it to be drained or did not have an abscess
If you had an abscess drained, was this done at the same time as the extraction?
Yes
No, it was done during an earlier visit
Not drained or no abscess
If you had an abscess drained, how did it feel?
Very painful
Slightly painful
Just a strange sensation
Did not feel anything
Not drained or no abscess
How long did it take you to recover?
Less than 3 days
3-7 days
8-14 days
Over 14 days
Not had a tooth extracted
Have you had any problems with the surrounding teeth as a result of the extraction?
Yes, they became loose
Yes, they moved location
No
Not had an extraction
Have you had an implant to replace an extracted tooth?
Yes
No
Not had a tooth extracted
If you have had an implant, how would you describe the process?
Very painful
Fairly painful
Uncomfortable
Mild discomfort
Easy and painless
Not had an implant
Please comment on the extraction process
This poll was created on 2015-01-26 19:38:12 by starling