Oral Surgery Treatment in Hyderabad – Oral Surgery is any kind of surgical procedure that takes place inside your oral cavity or mouth. Oral Surgery commonly includes procedures like Tooth Extraction, Wisdom Tooth Removal, Frenectomy, Vestibuloplasty, Alveoloplasty or Surgery to correct a Cleft Lip and Palate.
Apart from therapeutic procedures, surgical procedures may also be performed for cosmetic purposes. When surgery is performed for orthodontic purposes it is referred to as orthognathic surgery. At times trauma to structures of the face requires oral surgery to re-establish structural support and functional efficiency.
Can a General Dentist Perform Oral Surgery?
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons are dental specialists who are experts in Oral Surgeries. Successful orthodontic oral surgical procedures can be performed with the union of an Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon and an Orthodontist.
Endodontic surgery requires both an Endodontist or a Root canal Specialist along with an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Periodontic Flap surgeries are best carried out by a Gum Specialist or Periodontist. Apart from an Implantologist or Implants Specialist, an Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon, a Prosthodontist or a skilled Periodontist can also Successfully place Implants.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons are the best specialists for any oral surgical procedures and must always be consulted.
Is oral surgery painful?
The judicious use of Anaesthesia has made Oral Surgery virtually painless. At ALUX DENTAL we employ the latest technology to provide patients with the safest, efficient and comfortable treatment.
The Piezotome Cube by Acteon used in our procedures significantly reduces inflammation, discomfort and pain that would have otherwise been un-ignorable with a Rotary cutting instrument. Our Oral Surgeons practise in an efficient, conservative and minimally invasive manner
What can you eat after oral surgery?
Following an Oral Surgical Procedure, your Dentist or Surgeon will provide you with a list of instructions that must be strictly followed and these include certain diet restrictions. Some common dietary changes that may be recommended are as follows
- Avoid Hot food and Hot drinks
- Avoid Smoking or consuming Alcohol
- Do not chew food on the side of the surgical site
- Do not eat Hard, crunchy or chewy foods
- Eat soft and cool food items
- Avoid Spicy foods
- Cold foods such as ice creams without any nuts or hard additives, puddings and Jellos are recommended.
How Long Does It Take to Recover from Oral Surgery?
Depending on the type of surgical procedure healing time may vary from patient to patient. Surgeries are done using rotary instruments take a longer time to heal compared to procedures performed with Lasers such as the Gemini Laser by Ultradent, or Peizotomes such as the Peizotome Cube by Acteon employed at ALUX DENTAL. Laser surgery and Peizo surgeries reduce swelling, pain and discomfort experienced by the patient.
Simple tooth extraction or tooth removal may require a week while a surgical tooth extraction may need 7 to 8 days for the initial healing. We employ a combination of prescribing minimally invasive procedures, maximised tissue conservation, post-operative care and anti-inflammatory medication to speed recovery.