Recovering from dental procedures - defeating pain

December 13, 2012

 recovery after dental operations
 Oral Surgery - not only an important area of ​​medicine, but also one of the most frightening. Not that many people are afraid of the dentist, in principle, so that fear is still aggravated by the possible consequences and the period of recovery after dental procedures that can present a very painful and unpleasant "surprises."

 Recovering from dental procedures - defeating pain

Bleeding after tooth extraction

Bleeding after tooth extraction is the norm. Typically, it may continue for approximately 24 hours after surgery. Immediately after extraction the patient is given a piece of gauze, which he has to keep in place the tooth within one hour, it pressed hard enough. An hour later, carefully remove the gauze. If you feel that it is stuck to, drink a little water to the gauze otmokla - in any case it does not tear off, or the bleeding may resume. If blood continues to walk a few hours after the tooth has been removed, contact the doctor who performed the procedure. Often in such cases, it is recommended to apply to the site of the extracted tooth used wet teabag with black tea. The information contained in the tea tannic acid reduces bleeding and promotes blood clotting.

 Recovering from dental procedures - defeating pain


Generally, the swelling - a normal reaction of the organism to various kinds of surgeries. To remove edema, within 24 hours after the operation can be applied to the outer side cheeks ice. Sleep on high pillows - the higher the raised your head, the less fluid stagnates in the operated area (in this case we are talking about a surgical dentistry Oral surgery: the removal or retention?  Oral surgery: the removal or retention?
 ; if operated, for example, a leg, this recommendation is, of course, does not help). Usually the swelling completely passes in 7-10 days after surgery. Sometimes simultaneously with edema Prevention and treatment of edema - it is important to understand the root cause  Prevention and treatment of edema - it is important to understand the root cause
   There is some stiff facial muscles, which also can be kept up to ten days. If you are concerned about the size of edema and / or if the swelling does not go beyond 10 days, consult a doctor.

 Recovering from dental procedures - defeating pain

Pain after surgery and drugs

The intensity of pain after dental surgery can vary greatly on how extensive was the procedure. Often dentists immediately after surgery is recommended for patients taking certain painkillers. Carefully follow the instructions received from the doctor. Before taking over the counter pain medications on their own initiative, consult a physician. If you are prescribed antibiotics Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?  Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?
   after dental surgery, be sure to take the entire course of medication to the end - the only way you can do to prevent possible infection.

 Recovering from dental procedures - defeating pain

Rest and recovery

Within two or three days after surgery is recommended to avoid high physical activity (especially if the operation was more complicated than, for example, tooth extraction). Most patients can return to the usual level of physical activity in the 48 hours after surgery.

 Recovering from dental procedures - defeating pain

Oral hygiene after surgery

Within 24 hours after surgery to avoid very active mouthwash and spitting. Gently brush your teeth with a soft bristle brush, and, if you can open your mouth wide enough, use dental floss (the latter is not required). Also, gently rinse your mouth with water, then leaned over to herself flowed out of his mouth: spitting can be harmful to the tissues, which have only just begun to recover from the surgery. At 24 hours after surgery, rinse your mouth with a solution of salt - it provides additional cleansing the operated tissues and accelerates their healing. Do not swallow the saline solution. If necessary, repeat the process throughout the day. If you have removed a tooth, do not try to pull it whatsoever from the remaining holes in his shoes. It's enough to thoroughly rinse the mouth.

 Recovering from dental procedures - defeating pain


No smoking for at least 24 hours after dental surgery. Smoking slows recovery of tissue and can cause complications that need to be treated by a dentist. Do not use chewing tobacco as long as the tissue underwent surgery will not recover completely.

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How to fix a bite: it is necessary at any age

July 13, 2011

 correct bite
 Why correct malocclusion, if it does not deliver any visible trouble? In fact, it just seems to be a slight malocclusion Malocclusion - what if the mouth is not so as it is necessary?  Malocclusion - what if the mouth is not so as it is necessary?
   It has no effect on human health: a mismatch opposite chewing surfaces of teeth sooner or later, will be in the form of a disease of the digestive system caused by a violation of the process of chewing.

 How to fix a bite: it is necessary at any age

Anomalies of development and deformation of dentition

Teeth, surrounding tissues (periodontal) and processes of the jaws, which are the teeth - all substitutes a single entity called dentoalveolar arch. The child dentoalveolar arch are in the form of a semicircle, and the upper jaw is wider bottom. In the adult form of dentoalveolar semicircular arch of the upper jaw and is slightly elongated, and the lower jaw - a cool wrapped in hand.

Violation dentoalveolar arc manifested in three directions: sagittal (forward - back), vertically (up - down) and transverse (lateral, that is closer laterally and medially - closer to the center of the jaw).

Violation sizes dentoalveolar arc in the sagittal direction is its lengthening or shortening. If advance issued dentoalveolar arch of the upper jaw, then talk about proganaticheskom prognathism bite or if lower - about progenicheskom bite or progeny.

The vertical dimensions of dentoalveolar arches vary as a result of violations of the height of the crowns of the teeth and jaw bone processes in which they are located. Teeth can be both very high and low (for example, pathological abrasion of teeth). This may cover the front teeth crowns of the teeth in the opposite dentition (deep bite at low lateral teeth crowns) or at the closing of the teeth in the front teeth a gap, if the high crowns of the molars (open bite).

Malocclusion in the transverse direction is shown by changing the distance between the left and right halves of the alveolar arches that causes narrowing or expanding the dentition. The reasons for the formation of such abnormalities are difficulty in nasal breathing, sucking nipples and fingers, disruption of the facial muscles and the tongue muscles. An example of a transversal cross-bite is a bite with severe facial asymmetry.

 How to fix a bite: it is necessary at any age

Basic principles of correcting malocclusion

For the correction of malocclusion usually prescribed wearing special orthodontic appliances in conjunction with a special gymnastics. But at the very pronounced malocclusion that is not enough in such cases, surgical correction is performed first, and then set orthodontic appliances and conducted physiotherapy. Orthodontic appliances, applicability for correction of malocclusion may be removable and non-removable.

 How to fix a bite: it is necessary at any age

How to fix the bite using braces

Braces or braces are non-removable orthodontic appliances. They are installed on the teeth and fixed them with a special adhesive. In order to move the teeth in the right direction, between the side teeth fixed wire, which is periodically replaced with a new one (approximately every three months) - thus governed by force on the teeth. In general, the treatment of malocclusion Malocclusion: fix is ​​never too late  Malocclusion: fix is ​​never too late
   It takes several months to 1, 5 years. Dentists believe that the optimum age for such treatment - 7-9 years. But in adults it is possible to correct minor malocclusion using a bracket Braces: Proper installation - a pledge of a beautiful smile  Braces: Proper installation - a pledge of a beautiful smile
 -systems, but it will take more time than a child.

Today released the most different sets of braces, they can be both unusual decoration for the tooth (or colored sapphire brackets), so perfectly invisible on the teeth (lingual braces are special, that are fixed on the inner surface of the teeth)

 How to fix a bite: it is necessary at any age

How to deal with special bite mouthguards

Removable ortodontichekoe treatment earlier carried out only by means of special plates that good restored small malocclusion in childhood. In adults, the same people such correction does not produce results. And only in the last decade there was a technique using special transparent mouthguards which are made individually for each patient according to the shape of its teeth and over time change to the teeth move in the right direction. For this patient, first working orthodontist that makes impressions of teeth and then to the dental laboratory to these casts are made mouthguard.

The technique is very convenient, since caps can be removed for eating and brushing teeth How to brush your teeth: interesting facts  How to brush your teeth: interesting facts
 . In the teeth of these aligners are practically invisible. Therefore, this method is ideal for the restoration of occlusion in adults.

The bite can be corrected at any age, but it's better to do as a child.

Galina Romanenko

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