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You feel pain after wisdom tooth removal: what to do?

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After wisdom tooth removal patient can pozhalovatsya on: swelling of the cheeks or gums, pain, fever, painful swallowing, painful mouth opening, etc. These symptoms, depending on the initial situation may either signal the complications, or be logical. Further we will consider why the patient can feel .

If the removal was easy

Removed the tooth and sore gums directly, then despair not worth it. Itself the pain after the removal is not in all cases indicates inflammation is a normal and natural reaction of our body to injury. If the removal was easy, the pain appears immediately after anesthesia. It can hold 2 - 24 hours (this is normal).

If the deletion took place difficult

If a dentist when you remove had to drill the bone to remove the tooth in pieces or cutting up the mucous, then you need to understand that the pain can be very strong, and the healing process will be very long. It is quite normal that after a difficult removal of the pain is present up to 7 days, but it should decrease (this shows that there is no inflammation and normal healing).

When the pain should be a cause for trouble?  

If after you delete within 1 - 2 days the pain is not decreasing but remains the same or increases, then you need to immediately go to the dentist. Increased pain in this case would be a sign of alveolitis.

the Causes of alveolitis:

  • Loss of blood clot from the tooth that was removed. As a result, in the hole of the mouth are pathogenic germs, and food debris that, in turn, causes inflammation. In addition, the clot may fall out of this hole by intensive rinsing of the mouth;
  • the Festering blood clot in the hole of the tooth that was removed. In this case, the hole of the tooth will be filled with food remains and necrotic disintegration of the clot. Suppuration can happen, for example, if the wound was left movable fragment of bone tissue and the portion of the tooth. Besides, suppuration may be the case if the wisdom tooth was removed on the background of inflammation or in the cavity of the mouth of carious teeth (in these cases, the clot will come into contact with purulent infection). Visually, the wound may appear to be quite safe, for example, there may be only a narrow inlet, but the inside of the tooth could occur necrosis of the blood clot and its dissolution;
  • Exposure of bone tissue alveoli, in which were the wisdom tooth. This can happen for various reasons, for example, when the divergence of the seam...

What to do when alveolitis?

Dunno the disease needs emergency intervention of a dentist. To bear the pain makes no sense, and self-medication with antibiotics and mouthwashes here will not help.

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