Frequent questions

Frequent questions

Useful information for patients, tips for before and after undergoing dental treatment, frequently asked questions, etc.

  • If you have undergone a tooth extraction or surgery:

    - Avoid smoking at least a couple of days.

    - Do not drink anything hot, heat can dissolve the clot and start bleeding.

    - Try to sleep after a reasonable time to the extraction, remember the warmth of the pillow can also dissolve the clot.

    - Bite sterile gauze in the extraction area by pressing with the teeth and can change every 20-30 minutes.

    - You can put cold compresses on the area of ​​surgery or extraction, eg ice wrapped in a cloth for 20 minutes, rest another 20 minutes and place again. Repeat this as many times as possible.

    - Remember that bleeding is not to hemorrhage. It is normal after surgery or extraction see spit blood or saliva or even red staining the pillow. But if her mouth full of blood should consult quickly as urgently as possible. .

    - The oral hygiene should be normal, not quit. Try not to vigorous rinses immediately after extraction as this can dislodge the clot.

    - Be careful with the area numbed. It is preferable not eat while I have anesthesia as it can easily bite numb the area and then inadvertently appear ulcers or sores.

    - Follow medication dentist, not taking medications on your own

  • If it's put a dental implant:

    - Avoid smoking as long as possible, Remember that smoking is dangerous to your implant.

    - Do not drink anything hot, heat can dissolve the clot and start bleeding.

    - Try to sleep after a reasonable time to surgery, remember the warmth of the pillow can also dissolve the clot and delay healing.

    - You can put cold compresses on the area of ​​surgery, eg ice wrapped in a cloth for 20 minutes, rest another 20 minutes and place again. Repeat this as many times as possible.

    - Remember that bleeding is not to hemorrhage. It is normal after surgery or extraction see spit blood or saliva or even red staining the pillow. But if her mouth full of blood should consult quickly as urgently as possible. .

    - The oral hygiene should be normal, not quit. Try not to vigorous rinses immediately after surgery as this can dislodge the clot.

    - Be careful with the area numbed. It is preferable not eat while I have anesthesia as it can easily bite numb the area and then inadvertently appear ulcers or sores.

    - Follow medication dentist, not taking medications on your own

  • If it has placed an orthopedic device:

    - Remember not to leave the device in any location that is not the case that has been given for it.

    - Remember that the orthopedic device will loose in the mouth, It is not fixed and it works based on the hours the child wears it.

    - Only it should be removed to eat, cepillase after teeth should clean the appliance with the brush you have been told to do so immediately and return to colocárselo.

    - If you go to sea it is to leave it in its box.

    - If the appliance has made a wound, contact us, but try not to take it off too long for this or your teeth are not altered.

  • If it has placed an orthodontic appliance (brackets)

    - It is normal for 2 or 3 days notice discomfort or pressure on their teeth, if you have pain should consult. Avoid eating foods too hard (apples, nougat, dried fruits, sandwiches ... ..), that can detach or break the brackets. For it to disengage one or more brackets, contact us. Typically cement is again at the next visit, unless otherwise deemed orthodontist. If you have discomfort or has gotten him the arc contact us.

    - If a wound appears to him, place on the site that is producing a pellet of orthodontic wax and press it on him, in the event that the wound does not disappear in 3 to 4 days consult.

    - Remember that dental hygiene during orthodontic treatment is extremely important to avoid problems of tooth decay or gum inflammations. Poor hygiene can lead to the appearance of spots on the teeth after the treatment.

  • If you has made her a scaling and root planing (periodontal treatment):

    - It is normal to have a slight sore gums the next two days.

    - It is also normal a slight increase in bleeding gums early days and see how looking gums shrink the tooth is longer (desinflaman gums), returning to normal in two or three days.

    - The sensitivity of the teeth to hot or cold food will be increased, is slowly diminishing as the days go / week.

    - Try to clean the gums of the treated area gently and continue using the rinse until the periodontist directed and never stop brushing.

  • At what age should I start orthodontic treatment to correct teeth?

    The age at which treatment should begin orthopedics or orthodontics depends on the patient having problems, it is sometimes desirable to begin as soon as possible (4 or 5 years); sometimes it is best to wait until 8 or 9 years and others, wait until the complete replacement of teeth (around 12 or 13 years). From there there is no age limit for orthodontic treatment as it is equally effective regardless of the patient's age.

  • How often I should conduct reviews of the mouth?

    The reviews mouth depend on the problems you had the patient, (its history), as in the cases that have been treated repeatedly, caries or periodontal problems, They are considered high-risk patients and their review should be every 3 or 6 months, On the contrary, patients who have not had major problems with his mouth, only need review every 1 to 2 years.

  • How should I take care of my mouth?

    It is essential to perform daily hygiene ( 2 or 3 times per day) brush with firm bristles (change every 2 or 3 months), with little toothpaste and not too wet, so that you can clearly see the area being cleaned.

    Brushing should be methodical starting with a sector of the circular motion mouth and drag up or down, both teeth and gum cleaning. It is critical that any site without being brushed mouth is both the outside, the que chews, such as within (side of the palate or tongue). It is also advisable to clean the tongue.

    Mouthwashes can also help but is suitable before use consult a dentist, as there are several types depending on the problem to be treated.

  • When to fix a cavity?

    Caries is a destructive process of the dental structures and never goes away by itself, it may be that for a period of time derminado be detained, but it is normal that further progress, so the sooner you treat her better. Thus whenever we reduce the risk of problems in that part of life and hope of restoration is multiplied. Keep in mind that the decay does not hurt, when we have pain usually we have to do something besides the filling, such as endodontics (remove the nerve).

  • Is it normal that my mouth blood after extraction?

    Yes, do not confuse with bleeding bleeding, because after any surgical intervention, however small is, You should always have a small bleeding that will give way to the formation of a clot that is going to form new gum in the extraction site.

    Depending on the type of intervention that has been made, such bleeding is higher or lower and will last more or less time. The loss of blood soaked gauze, to spot a pillow or spitting, They are normal. If blood volume is larger and fills his mouth in a few seconds, then if it can be bleeding and should immediately consult your dentist who made him the intervention.

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