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Same-Day Tooth Extractions near Embankment

Here at Mint Dental in Elephant & Castle (a mile from Embankment), tooth extraction truly is the last resort. But if in the case where a tooth cannot be saved, we can offer multiple restorative and aesthetic solutions to close the gap in your mouth for good. That’s what’s so great about choosing us as your local go-to dentists.

Our local practice employs several specialists and experienced dentists who can offer cosmetic, restorative and general dentistry services. This makes us your one-stop solution if, following your tooth extraction, you want to replace your missing tooth with a far superior alternative like a dental implant.

On top of this, our team of specialists can handle more complex extractions, as seen in the case of wisdom teeth, meaning with Mint Dental, you won’t need to be referred to external experts – we manage everything under one roof! Another added benefit of choosing Mint Dental.


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“The best dentist I’ve been to, highly recommend. The dentist explains everything, gives options about the next steps, and is very, very accommodating (he saw me last minute when I was in pain). He’s very skilled (tooth extraction was fantastic – I was nervous, and he guided me through the process. I didn’t even realise the tooth extraction was completed until he told me).” – Jenny, Embankment

Andrew Forysth
Andrew Forysth
4 years a customer and always professional yet friendly service. Corrected my major issues (fillings/caps) and while they're keen to ensure ongoing 'perfect teeth' they don't hard sell peripheral / optional treatments. Highly recommended
Lucy MacCarthy
Lucy MacCarthy
I was looking for somewhere with a personal touch, that I could trust and that’s what I got at Mint. They always remember my name and are so polite. After a year of zoom meetings I really wanted my teeth to be straight and the results completely surpassed my expectations. I now feel comfortable taking photos! The team explained everything clearly (I felt I could ask anything multiple times) appointments were always organised and it was a really easy, worthwhile process. My teeth look like my teeth but are now at their best.
Jack Bell
Jack Bell
The clinic is a really lovely place to visit - it is extremely clean and all of the staff are very friendly. They were kind and reassuring all the way through my Invisalign treatment - as well as having amazing technology at their disposal. Dr Imran is so accommodating and kept everything simple, addressing any concerns straight away. All in all I would definitely recommend Mint Dental Clinic, a lovely experience all round.
Mitos Sangil
Mitos Sangil
Dr Patel has done very good job. He explains the procedure very well. He is very skilled. Staff are very friendly and accommodative. I booked for emergency procedure and the team are so quick to respond. The clinic is also very clean. Over all , I highly recommend Mint Clinic in St Georges road to everyone who gets problem with their teeth. 👏👏👏👍👍👍
Cesar Vicente
Cesar Vicente
Amazing experience at Mint dental clinic. Dr R Patel best dentist that has worked on my teeth.He explained all the treatment and has lots of experience. The staff is very friendly and very welcoming. They make you feel right at home. Assistant is very professional and very personable. Really happy with my Invisalign journey and the result.
Charlotte Fox
Charlotte Fox
Best dentist I’ve ever had! Have completed a year of Invisalign with Dr Patel and he has been so reassuring and kind throughout. From the reception staff to hygenists they really go above and beyond to make you feel looked after and special. I couldn’t recommend them enough!
Thomas Geoffrey
Thomas Geoffrey
Over the past six years Dr Raj and Preanka and all of the team at Mint have been exceptional. Every member of the team is exemplary at their expertise and I've never felt in better hands at the dentist. Affordable and top of the range, I would recommend them to anyone.
Mose Aitch
Mose Aitch
Excellent dental practice. A very smartly turned-out surgery. Staff are polite and very professional. I am impressed with the modern teeth scanning equipment. Dr Raj Patel will put you at ease. He is highly professional dentist. I have no problem in recommending Dr Patel and the rest of the Mint team.

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When does having a tooth pulled become necessary?

  1. Excessive tooth decay where a cavity or crown is not applicable
  2. Tooth crowding, where there are too many teeth in the mouth preventing you from straight teeth
  3. The tooth has broken apart or become so severely damaged
  4. A root canal has failed, and there’s no recommended next step
  5. You still suffer from pain even after a filling, a crown, or a root canal

Procedure and recovery time

In the case of standard tooth extractions, the procedure is relatively simple and will not take up too much of your time. But if there’s one thing we know as caring dentists, it’s that often many patients feel very nervous to have their tooth pulled, so we always take the time to explain how the procedure will go; you know what to expect and what to not to be fearful of.

Following the first day after a tooth extraction, you’ll quite quickly become used to the new gap in your mouth, but you must be careful not to run your tongue over the empty area in case you dislodge a blood clot. Nevertheless, you should schedule some time to rest to give your body the best chance of healing and to recover quickly.

Aftercare instructions to make the process easier:

  1. You can use an ice pack on your cheek following the procedure to reduce swelling / but only use the ice pack for 10 minutes each time.
  2. You’ll want to leave the gauze on for three or four hours following the procedure.
  3. Don’t jump into your regular routine immediately; take some time to rest.
  4. Don’t use a straw within the first 24 hours or smoke.
  5. Prop your head up with pillows when lying down.
  6. For the next week, only eat soft foods like yoghurts and puddings.
  7. Use salt and warm water to rinse your mouth and reduce the chance of infection.
  8. Pain is normal, but if it does not go away after several days, be aware of the signs of infection, including fever, pain, pus or drainage.

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The cost of tooth extractions at our practice in Southwark

We regularly accept new patients from the following locations:

Waterloo | South Bank | Embankment | Kennington | Elephant & Castle | Blackfriars

Practice information

  • Our address is 3 St Georges Court, Garden Row, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6HD.
  • The closest tube/train station is Elephant and Castle on the Bakerloo Line.
  • Car parking spaces available near the practice on Colnbrook Street
  • We’re also wheelchair accessible.

Getting to our practice from Embankment:

  • 10-minute drive using the A302 and A3211 (Car parking spaces available near the practice on Colnbrook Street)
  • 21-minutes using the tube (5 minutes on the Bakerloo line) and 8 minutes walking
  • 18-minute bus ride (40/63) from St George’s Circus (Stop U)
  • Or, if you fancy a walk, we’re only 1.1 miles away, which will typically take you around 23 minutes

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