Flap Operation

If the infection cannot be removed when the tooth root circumference is cleaned, the surgical procedure called flap operation is applied. Inflammatory tissue residues under the gums, the dental calculus in the surface of the root, the bacteria layer settled on the surface of the teeth are cleaned. If the bones that are abraded by bacteria are removed, bone powder is added to the area to strengthen the tooth and the operation is completed by sewing.

Dental Problems That May Occur After Flap Operation

Teeth with damaged bone tissue will heal later. Jiggle on the teeth cure may occur until a period of 6 weeks after the heal is delayed. This shake can continue to increase. When the healing period takes place, these shakes will be reduced and will completely disappear. Before operative edema may be eliminated by the removal of my inflammation after the operation. This is called tooth withdrawal by patients, but it is not. With the flap operation, tooth surface cleaning as well as root surface flattening can be provided. As a result of the applied procedures, temporary sensitivity and tingling may be felt in the teeth. If these conditions occur, problems can be solved by the doctor’s suggestion with the use of paste or fluorine gel. After flap operation, the gap between the teeth may be felt because the tooth stones have been cleaned. But this cannot be the case.

Topics To Pay Attention After Flap Operation

After flap operation, pain, edema, swelling and redness in the gums can be seen. These complaints can be alleviated as a result of regular use of medicines recommended by the dentist. Care should be taken about drink and food in the first 10 days after the surgery. Hard, hot, cold, spicy, acidic foods should not be consumed. Alcohol and smoking should be restricted. Even if the operation is successful, infection may occur. Therefore, to minimize the risk of infection, the physician’s recommendations should be listened, oral hygiene should be ensured and controls should not be hindered.