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Term for extraction of teeth
What are the four ways to control pain?
sedation, pre-medication, local anesthetic, and gernal asthestic
Surgical reduction or reshaping of the remaining alveolar ridge
Surgical removal of apex of tooth
Rocked back and forth in the socket
Incision and drain
Surgical removal of frenum
Procedure in which tissue is taken from one site and placed at another
Tooth that is blocked from eruption by ginigival tissue only
soft tissue impaction
Blocked by bone and tissue
Extra tooth between centrals
Minor surgical procedure undertaken to obtain a specimen of a suspicious lesion of the moral mucosa
Wedge-shaped section of adjacent normal tissue plus a section of abnormal tissue is obtained to provide the pathologist with speciment for comparing normal and abnormal tissue
If possible the entire lesion mass and adjacent and underlying normal tissue are excised to provide the pathologist with a sample of the patients tissue
Deep seated tumors are examined by exploring and obtaining a speciment, using deep surgical excisior
Two type of sutures
Readily absorbed by body and dont remove (gut, collagen )
Stays in 5-7 days, silk, nylon, and polyproplene
Most popular material because it is stronger/durable-easy to manipulate
Cut at point where knot is located, pull the knot
removal of sutures
Contradindications for oral surgery
tooth can be saved by another form of treatment.
avoided during active infection.
patient suffering from any potentially serious disease.
tendency for hemorrhage.
pregnancy (2nd trimester).
: no smoking, sucking, spitting.
swelling gone 3-4 days.
day after-rinse with warm salt water.
avoid very hot/cold food/liquid.
change gauze pads as instructed.
diet of soft foods and liquids-1 week.
Medicine as prescribed or directed.
Call dentist immediately if you keep bleeding.
if sutures return in 7 days to remove.
*always document number of sutures placed and type of meds given to patient*