Advice: Brush twice daily using a fluoride-containing toothpaste. In this section we discuss important aspects that should be kept in mind after different dental procedures. Please try to stick to our advice and follow it precisely, thus making it possible to achieve the best treatment results.
Such pain may last for several days after surgery. Pain can be alleviated with painkillers that you can obtain from any pharmacy over-the-counter. Ibuprofen-containing and multi-component anti-inflammatories are effective painkillers.
To do this, place an ice bag (extra-orally) on the wound area.
(chamomile, ethanol, etc.) on the wound.
Activities that involve physical exertion are not recommended for a few days.
eating is not allowed for two hours. Even later it is advisable to eat softer foods until the wound dressing has been removed. While brushing your teeth try to avoid contact with the wound dressing and do not use an electric toothbrush after surgery.
and use treatment-supporting drugs as indicated.
Rinsing should last one minute and you should perform it half an hour after brushing your teeth. A wound may be rinsed for a maximum of two weeks, if not prescribed otherwise. The solution may cause tooth pigmentation, but it is not permanent and can easily be removed after treatment has finished. In case of a burning sensation in your mouth or gum tenderness dilute the solution with water or consult your dentist.
This is caused by the drug placed into the root canal.
because temporary filling has been placed in the tooth.
has been prescribed by your doctor.
(i.e. “deadened”) and the root filling(s) is(are) in place, you still have to get it checked and X-rayed after one year, this also applying if no pain or sensation are present. It is also advisable to do regular X-raying every few years in order to be sure that the treatment has been successful.
Such tenderness may last from a few days to a couple of weeks. Still, tenderness tends to disappear in a few days and is therefore no cause for concern. However, if the tenderness persists or spontaneous pain occurs, then it is advisable to see your dentist immediately because the tooth may be inflamed or the dental filling contact has remained “higher.”
tell your dentist about it and ask him/her to polish the filling. Such unpolished areas easily accumulate dental plaque and may cause secondary caries in the future (i.e. a new dental cavity may appear next to the filling).
Avoid extreme cold or hot food/drinks.
exercise caution and use interdental brush or dental floss to clean interdental spaces, if not prescribed otherwise.
Rinsing should last one minute and you should perform it half an hour after brushing your teeth. Wounds may be rinsed for a maximum of two weeks, if not prescribed otherwise. The solution may cause tooth pigmentation, but it is not permanent and can easily be removed after treatment has finished. In case of a burning sensation in your mouth or gum tenderness dilute the solution with water or consult your dentist.
Please be patient and try to wear the denture regardless of the uncomfortable feeling – you will get used to your dentures! The first two weeks that follow the completion of dentures are usually the most difficult and your mouth has to adapt to the new situation. During this period, remove your denture only for cleaning and also wear it at night. Later on, the denture has to be removed for the night.
it should be placed in a glass of water or wrapped in a moist towel and put into a special box. If this is not done, the denture material will dry and become fragile. It may also change in shape and cause fitting problems.
Dentures should be washed under running water and special cleaning devices (water-soluble tablets) should be used that help to disinfect the dentures. You may also use a special soft brush, if necessary. It is not advisable to clean your dentures with toothpaste due to the abrasive properties of the latter and the possibility of damaging the denture surface. Special attention should be paid to cleaning the clasp area. Denture care devices are available at pharmacies.