Grip is clear - the process is not only unpleasant and painful, but also dangerous for its complications, from the affection of healthy teeth and their subsequent loss of sepsis (total infection of the blood). Therefore, it is not necessary to be lightweight to suppress, even if it is just a tiny purulent pimple on the gums.
The common causes of the education of puffiness in the gums are infection, gum trauma (wound, unsuccessful dental surgery, microtubes from over-hard food, badly-made crowns or fillings), diseased teeth.
Suppuration is clear: symptoms
Symptoms that indicate puffiness is clear:
- Redness of the gums, tenderness, later acute pain;
- Swelling of the gums (inflammation);
- Bad breath;
- Sometimes the appearance of gums abscess (purulent education);
- Increase in body temperature.
At first purulent gums is localized in one tooth, but in the future, the abscess spreads throughout the gums and leads to chronic periodontal disease. You can not engage in self-treatment, try to squeeze manure from an infection, warm a sick spot and apply compresses and various folk remedies to him.
If the suppuration is clear, you should immediately contact the dentist. Before the doctor's request you can rinse the mouth with antiseptic solution (furatsilinu or chlorhexidine) or attach a cold object to the patient's seat (cooling will slow down the inflammation a little).
Suppuration is clear: treatment
Treatment with puffiness will depend on the cause of the disease. Perhaps, it will be necessary to remove the patient's tooth and cleaning the tooth alveolus (cells). If the gums formed an abscess, it requires an opening and drainage. If necessary, the doctor prescribes antibacterial therapy (antibiotics). Without the appointment of a physician antibiotics to take is categorically not recommended.
After opening the abscess and clearing gum from the manure, you can use folk remedies: rinse your mouth with a decoction of sage, chamomile flowers, or oak bark.
Prevention of gum suppuration
Any disease is much easier to prevent than to cure. Prophylaxis of gum suppuration will keep your teeth and gums healthy for years to come. As a preventive measure, the following measures should be taken:
- To observe the hygiene of the oral cavity (regular brushing of teeth, mouthwash after eating);
- Regularly visit the dentist for preventive examinations;
- Treat your teeth in a timely manner;
- To give up too hard food (crackers), use garbage with care.
Take care of the health of your teeth and gums needs to be done in advance so as not to encounter such an unpleasant, painful and dangerous phenomenon as the festering gum.