What is a salivary stone?

Salivary stone” or “Sialolithiasis” also called “sialolith” is stone-like, crystallized minerals that develop in your mouth from calcium, in the tubes where the saliva is released for use and 87% occurs in the submandibular gland. In other cases, the salivary stone could be located on the parotid and sublingual glands, which are in the cheeks and under the tongue.Smile-infinity-salivary-stone

Patients notice it when it grows and closes the salivary tubes, and when it blocks it the saliva will start to disappear, which causes pain and inflammation.

You may experience redness around the affected area, fever, or a foul taste. These cases are caused if the patient did not go to his doctor to get its treatment.
Nowadays, treatments of this case are easy, painless procedure, because the surgeries are made with the laser “WaterLase MD Turbo” (Water + Laser),
which becomes more precise, decrease bleeding and swelling, and reduces symptoms and healing times.


Steps to recover fast from the wisdom teeth extraction.

Wisdom teeth extraction is a common surgery, which can be very painful if it was done by a non-skilled dentist. And even a skilled dentist will make you feel a glimpse of pain, but some advanced dental clinics use WaterLase MD Turbo technology (Water + Laser) which assist the surgery to make it more precise and reduce symptoms and healing times associated with traditional therapies.wisdome tooth extraction
But leaving the wisdom teeth in your jaw will cause you much more pain because it starts to push all of your teeth, so remove it anyway and focus on how to recover from it fast and in a painless way.article2

In the first 24 hours after the surgery, the blood clots will form. Avoid touching the wounded area because it can become dislodged which will make you bleed again.
After 2-3 days, the swelling of the cheeks and mouth should start to improve.
Followed to the 7th day, the dentist can remove any stitches remaining. 3 days after, jaw soreness and stiffness should fade away. counting to 2 weeks after the surgery, everything will be normal.

It is a very precise way to heal faster from this surgery… Blood clots replace the extracted tooth and it is an essential part of the healing process because they prevent too much bleeding, protects the exposed bones and the wound from infection, and allows new tissue to grow. So don’t dislodge these blood clots especially in the first 24 hours by avoiding rinsing the mouth, hot drinks, don’t brush your teeth next to the extraction area, don’t eat food that requires chewing and avoid smoking, straws, and drinking alcohol.article

Directly after the surgery, bite on a gauze pad in the extraction area for 30 minutes or hold an ice pack on the outside of your face over the extraction area.
If the surgery was made under a general anesthesia, don’t drive a car for at least 48 hours and take 2 days off to rest home so you can raise your head while sleeping which will make you feel more comfortable, rinse with warm water and salt to reduce swelling and use an antiseptic mouth rinse to prevent infection.