Apical Resection

Infections that occur due to decay or trauma may cause cyst formation at the root tip in the future. In such cases, just performing root canal treatment is not enough to clean this infection that progresses to the bone.

Following the root canal treatment of the problematic teeth, the root tip is opened with a surgical operation and the cyst is cleaned together with the infected bone tissue. It is a treatment option that extends the life of the teeth, especially in the front group teeth.

After the treatment, the patient can easily use this tooth for many years without any problems.

 

Tooth Abscess

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It is the advanced state of untreated tooth pulp inflammation. The infection, which progresses from the tooth pulp to the bone, travels towards the root tip and spreads within the bone, reaching the gum.

The pain that causes the abscess may start spontaneously in the tooth or increase during chewing.

Before the abscess occurs. It causes mild swelling, pain and sensitivity in that area. The biggest factor in the formation of an abscess is that the patient postpones the treatment. Swelling may occur on the face, neck and lymph nodes. In the treatment of abscess, the abscess must first be drained.

Following this, root canal treatment or tooth extraction may be performed. It is necessary to use antibiotics to prevent systemic disorders. However, medication should never be taken without consulting a physician.

 

Alveolitis Bone Inflammation

What is alveolitis?

It occurs within 2-3 days following tooth extraction. It is a disorder characterized by pain. The most important reason is that the extraction socket remains empty due to insufficient blood supply in the extraction area.

They are most commonly seen after the extraction of the lower wisdom teeth.

One of the most important reasons is smoking after the extraction.

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The removal of the blood clot in the extraction space by the patient causes the bone to remain exposed in that area.

How is Alveolitis Treatment?

That area is cleaned by the physician and the patient is given antibiotics and painkillers

What can be done to prevent alveolitis?

Alveolitis can sometimes be seen even if everything is normal

The extraction cavity can be filled with toothpicks, etc. It should not be confused with

The mouth should not be rinsed with water after the shot

If you smoke, you should take a break for a while.

Recommendations After Surgical Operation

Things to consider after surgical operations in dentistry;

After the operation Pain may be felt on the first day. Apart from aspirin, you can take a painkiller recommended by your doctor. Repeated doses can be taken every 6 hours

After the operation, no spitting should be done and the mouth should not be rinsed with water. Since spitting and rinsing the mouth with water will eliminate the clot that will form in the wound area, it causes the bleeding to start again and increases the risk of infection.

You should eat soft and liquid foods on the first day.

After the operation, you should eat 2 days. The hour should not be eaten by anything. Drinks should be warm.

After gum surgery, a protective paste is placed on the wound surface. In order for this paste not to fall off, care should be taken to eat soft things and keep that area clean.

Ice should be applied externally to the intervened area for the first 24 hours after the operation.

 

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