Recommandations

Surgical procedures are associated with swelling during three or four days. a bruse can be associated with the phenomenon. It disapears whinin few days.

After surgery :

  • do not make any mouth rinse.
  • apply three times a day pure chlorexidine with a around the scar and the stiches.
  • take 500mg paracetamol one hour after surgeryand follow up 500mg every 4 hours for a day.
  • do not bed on the side of the surgery to avoid swelling.
  • put some ice in a plastic bag and this bag in towelon the cheek or the area concerned with the surgery.

Risk factors

105938461-594x335

The main cause of periodontal (gum) disease is plaque, but other factors affect the health of your gums.

  • AGE
  • SMOKING/TOBACCO USE
  • GENETICS
  • STRESS
  • MEDICATIONS
  • CLENCHING OR GRINDING TEETH
  • OTHER SYSTEMIC DISEASES
  • POOR NUTRITION AND OBESITY

.

Preventing periodontal disease

brossage-dents

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is caused when bacteria in plaque (a sticky, colourless film that forms in the mouth) build up between the gums and teeth. When the bacteria begin to grow, the gums surrounding the tooth can become inflamed.