Oral surgery is a branch of dental medicine that involves a series of surgical procedures in the area of the oral cavity. The most common oral surgical procedures are tooth extractions, alveotomy, apicotomy, jaw cyst surgery, extraction of impacted teeth, external and internal sinus lift, and bone augmentation performed in case of bone deficiency.
What are the instructions after oral surgery?
Are antibiotics needed after tooth extraction?
In most patients, it is not necessary to include antibiotic therapy. It is recommended for patients with unstable metabolic disease, diabetes mellitus, immunosuppressive diseases and when taking immunosuppressive drugs.
When is it necessary to contact a doctor after the procedure?
Contact your doctor if:
How can I relieve pain after tooth extraction or alveotomy?
It is recommended to take an analgesic, but preparations with acetylsalicylic acid (Andol, Aspirin) should be avoided as they can lead to prolonged bleeding. It is desirable to cool the extraction site with a cold compress.
How long does an alveotomy last?
The average duration of the procedure is 30-45 minutes.
When is it not possible to perform an apicotomy?
In the case of short tooth roots and very movable teeth