What is Oral Surgery All About?
This is a surgical procedure that removes the top of the tooth root together with the inflammatory process that is about it. The purpose of this surgery is to remove the pathological process to prevent recurrence and again repeat the process in the same place and at the end to preserve the tooth, refers prevent or delay its extraction. The operation is performed under the local anesthesia or rarely analgosedation. The entire process includes filling the root canal treatment performed by the dentist in Mississauga, usually before the operation.
- Surgical removal of impacted wisdom tooth
Extraction of wisdom tooth is a surgical procedure and it is fundamentally different from the extraction of erupted tooth. Postoperative complications are possible, and in order to avoid the need to adhere to the instructions given by the dentist in Mississauga and keep in mind the following:
– Wound healing is individual and variable as well as the incidence of pain.
– The appearance of the swelling is a common occurrence.
– The swelling is the most intense on 2nd and 3rd postoperative day.
– Possible incidence of pain in the neck and throat.
– Adjacent teeth may be temporarily sensitive.
– In the corner of the lips can be painful cracks occur due to stretching of the lips during the operation – use a fat lip.
– It can appear a slight increase in temperature in the first 24-48 hours.
– Sometimes the skin in the area of the operated tooth appears bruises.
– It can appear difficult to open the mouth and difficulty in chewing.
– It is advisable to avoid smoking for at least 7 days (nicotine reduces the stability of the clot and there is a real danger of its disintegration and the emergence of extremely severe pain known as alveolitis).
– 24 hours after the intervention is allowed to carefully wash the wound after meals with warm salt water (1/2 teaspoon of salt in a glass of warm water).
– If there is a prolonged bleeding, inability to open the mouth, high temperature and extremely large swelling, be sure to contact your dentist in Mississauga.
- Maxillary sinus floor elevation
This is a surgical procedure that involves moving the bottom of the upper-jaw sinus upwards with the simultaneous upgrade of the bone defect in order to create sufficient bone height that is necessary for implants. It is used in cases of edentulousness in the side regions of the upper jaw during the resorption of the alveolar ridge (premature tooth loss and consequent reduction of the bone) or strong pneumatization of the maxillary sinuses (sinus has a large volume of) impossible to install dental implants in a way to achieve their desired stability. This surgical technique is common in clinical practice since 1986 and it is constantly being modified and improved. There are several techniques of surgery, and the choice depends on correct indication and the individual preferences of the operator. The materials used for augmentation (increase the bone height) can be autologous or alloplastic, that is from the organism itself, by taking the bone from another part of the jawbone or the use of artificial bone. With this, today a routine surgery, are possible, though rare, complications of which is the most common inflammation of the mucous membrane of the maxillary sinus and from other list: hematoma, sinus membrane perforation, and infection or wound dehiscence.
Your dentist in Mississauga will do his job perfectly and you will have healthy teeth!