Dental drops is a drug for temporary reduction of toothache, acting as an alternative to preformed analgesics. Unlike painkillers, which, when taken orally, affects the whole body - drops are applied topically and only affect the aching tooth. As we will see below, there are pros and cons.
If your gums are swollen, what to do in this case will depend on the cause of the inflammation. There can be two main reasons. The first reason is associated with the development of periodontitis, i.e. inflammation at the apex of the tooth (Fig.1-3). The development of inflammation is associated either with poor-quality tooth treatment in the past, or with the lack of timely treatment.
In dentistry, antibiotics are most often prescribed either for inflammation of the gums or for the development of purulent inflammation at the apex of the tooth root, which may be a symptom of swelling of the gums or face (flux). And the most important point here is the choice of antibiotic, because for different dental diseases, different antibiotics will be optimal.
A prerequisite for the appearance of festering gums is the presence of a source of infection. Most often, such a source is an infection in the root canals of the tooth, which develops there either because of poorly performed root canal filling, or because the patient did not turn in time to treat caries or pulpitis of the tooth.
The pain after the treatment of pulpitis may be in some cases legitimate, as well as be the result of gross errors of the dentist. There should be indicative official statistics - in 60-70% of cases pulpitis is treated poorly, which leads to various complications and tooth loss. After the treatment of pulpitis, it is obligatory to make a control X-ray, which shows how well or poorly the filling was performed.
Pain in the teeth is always a sign of inflammation, regardless of whether it originated in a decayed tooth or after treatment. You can relieve pain in two ways: either by an urgent request for dental care, or with the help of analgesics. But you must understand that if you have a toothache, then in any case it will require the intervention of a dentist, and analgesics will only allow to delay the visit to the doctor.
If you have a toothache after treating tooth decay, then in most cases this is a consequence of the dentist's mistakes that he made during the filling process. The only exception may be one situation, for example, if the pain arose after the treatment of deep caries. Caries are called deep if the bottom of the carious cavity is separated from the cavity of the tooth in which the nerve is located - only a thin layer of healthy tissue.
Gum flux on the gums is swelling of the gums associated with the development of purulent inflammation. Dentists do not use the term flux or abscess (only patients say so), but use terms such as "gingival abscess" or "periostitis." Flux on the gum: photo Flux on the gum: causes of a situation when a person has gum swelling can be mainly due to three factors: lack of timely treatment of caries and pulpitis, poor quality treatment of pulpitis and periodontitis in the past, as well as the presence of concomitant gingival inflammation .
The formation of a fistulous opening on the surface of the gum usually occurs in two cases. Most often in adults and children, the formation of a fistula is a consequence of the formation of a center of purulent inflammation at the apex of the tooth root, i.e. with periodontitis of the tooth.Much less often fistulae are formed in the projection of deep periodontal pockets (in case of violation of the outflow of purulent discharge from them) - with localized or generalized forms of periodontitis.
A cyst on the gum is an education on the gum filled with pus, or in other words a purulent bag on the gum. Of course, there is no such term in the medical literature. But since the article is written for patients, we will use this term as more understandable. How such a purulent pouch on the gum looks like - you can see in fig.
There are only a few reasons why a tooth aches under the crown. And basically, all these reasons are associated exclusively with poor-quality tooth preparation for prosthetics, i.e. with poor quality root canal filling. Moreover, according to official statistics, in more than 60-70% of cases, root canals by dentists are really poorly sealed.