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Rash On Face After Dental Surgery
Restorative dental surgery operation on a strangely formed face of ornamented incisors jutting out piercing the veil, should I be concerned?
Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...Read more
Probably: The medication you are taking has strict controls placed upon it's use. You should, however, not have a problem having Dental procedures accomplished. It is important and prudent that you provide all of your health care providers with a complete list of all prescription and non-prescription drugs, supplements, vitamins, homeopathic remedies, and minerals before any health care treatment. ...Read more
See your dentist: If it's loose and you are willing to wait, it will probably come out within a few days. If it is not loose and\or you want to feel better right away, you need to see your dentist who can smooth it off or remove it entirely. ...Read more
Rough bone chips: Generally your dentist will assist you by using instruments to buff out rough bony areas to give you relief. Discuss this with your dentist. ...Read more
Not Usually: Only minimally unless it's completely uncontrolled (bp > 180 for the top number or >110 for the bottom number). ...Read more
Different types: If inhalation anesthetic is being considered for very minor dental surgery, nitrous oxide is the most common. In more extensive oral and maxillofacial surgeries performed in the hospital, your anesthesiologist will choose the best type of anesthetic depending on length of procedure, your medical history, current health, and medications. Keep smiling. ...Read more
Ask a dental school!: Usually you need: 1 year general chemistry, 1 year organic chemistry, biochemistry, 1 year physics with calculus, and 1 statistics course. I would highly recommend taking as many biology courses as possible, as well as having a well-rounded education (english, ethics, and business courses are all excellent). Good luck! ...Read more
Can you tell me in a dental surgery of two hours, how long does the effect of a local anesthetic?
My 4 year old is having dental surgery on Friday, I was wondering how they put children under general anesthesia? Thanks!
Anesthesia Consult: A pre-anesthesia consultation is recommended. It serves to educate the patient (parents) and clarify important issues. ...Read more
A lot: There are a lot of things to know about children's dental surgery. The best advice is to take your child a pediatric dentist for an cleaning and examination. The dentist can then determine if your child needs dental surgery and address any questions you may have about what needs to be done. ...Read more
What are the major difficulties that may meet me while studying dental surgery? I need advice and help. ..
Professional Schools: If you are intellectually capable, it's a matter of putting in the time and effort necessary in order to excel and then dedicate your life to your profession. Patients deserve quality care. If you are willing, I am sure you will do fine and then reap the rewards of a very gratifying profession. Good luck! ...Read more
With consideration: All surgery carries with it some risk. Dentists try to avoid surgery (fillings, extractions, root canal rx, jaw surgery, gum surgery) wherever possible. That's why your dentist spends so much time instructing you on oral hygiene techniques. If infection is present, however, surgery may be the only option. The surgery is less risky than the spread of the infection. If recommended, have it done. ...Read more
Sleep like a baby: If afraid or procedure is difficult general anesthesia is best. No eating or drinking at least 5 hours before procedure. Also someone must drive you and take you home after you wake up since you will be drowsy. You will feel no pain. During procedure. ...Read more
ALL: Technically all dentists perform surgery as surgery is defined as manipulation of a patients body which frequently involves cutting. Whenever a dentist "fills" a cavity he is cutting on part of your body- your tooth. If you are talking about oral surgery or pulling teeth, all dentists are trained in it, just to different degrees. Some chose to do it and some dont. An oral surgeon is the most. ...Read more
Possibly: Many patients who are apprehensive find it useful ...Read more
Not for healthy peop: A dental surgery does not increase the chance to get endocarditis to health population. There are certain precautions that the patient and dentist must take due to the medical condition of the patient, like history of endocarditis, heart transplant, congenital heart disease and prosthetic heart valve. You can find more information in the aha website. ...Read more
Can soft tissue grafting get paid by medical insurance instead of dental, since it's oral surgery?
It depends on your particular plan. Most "dental" procedures such as grafting are covered under dental plans and not medical.
The only way to definitively find out would be to send in for a predetermination. ...Read more
As a dental surgery student should I study anatomy and physiology or it is not essential for my major?!
Very essential: We will see patient with compounded problem of both medical and dental. The more basics or foundation we learn, the better care provider we will become. Expand your mind, it will not go back to the original dimension! ...Read more
How I can be a good dentist especially that I am a first year student in dental surgery? I need advice. .
Listen and learn: It takes. Time to become a good dentist. One of the most important things is to listen to the patient and don't judge them on their appearance or the way they talk. Listen and get to know them. The patient will usually tell you the diagnosis. Don't jump to conclusions. Also, learn as much as you can from all your instructors, even if you don't like them. They can surprise you. ...Read more
Can I get my allergy shot an hour before dental surgery? They are next door to each other and could save a trip!
Seasonal?: If it's for seasonal allergies or any others for that matter I'd ask your allergist. Especially if you're new or fairly new to immunotherapy. However, the drugs we use in dentistry rarely have a cross reaction with allergy drugs, especially if you are having something minimally invasive done (like prophylaxis, or routine cleaning). ...Read more
Should I be good in physics to be able to study dental surgery? Is there any relationship between physics and dental surgery?!
Makes it more risky: Labile hypertension is blood pressure that fluctuates abruptly and repeatedly, often causing symptoms such as headache or ringing in the ears. People with labile hypertension often react to emotional stress with an increase in blood pressure. Your blood pressure can shoot up during dental surgery and trigger a stroke. You may need anti anxiety medication before dental work. ...Read more
After dental surgery, it's important for a blood clot to form to stop the bleeding and begin the healing process. Exercise is definitely not recommended on the day of removal, or even several days after removal.
Exercise will raise the heart rate and not allow blood to properly heal all the damage. I would suggest waiting 7 days before playing football. Regards. ...Read more
Because the nose/mouth/throat are closely involved with each other, problems with one could affect the other (s). Certain types of dental or nasal surgery, can affect the other.
Before any of these, discuss your concerns with your doc, he/she will be able to give you an idea of the possibility. ...Read more
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