Flux in a child: what to do, what to treat teeth children?
Among children’s diseases the most prevalent tooth decay. In situations where parents have no control over the child’s daily hygienic procedures, it is developing particularly fast. Formed a dark spot at first does not cause any discomfort and therefore often remains unnoticed. And even if his parents still saw, not everyone is in a hurry to the dentist.
There is a misconception that tooth decay milk teeth are not necessary to treat, as they will fall out anyway. Meanwhile, spread the disease passes to the pulp, causing extreme pain and inflammation. Flux in a child – the result is not conducted during treatment of caries.
But it is not always the reason for flux is tooth decay. In some cases, development may trigger tooth injury. Small children up to 7-8 years old have a habit of taking it in your mouth and chew solids, including metal items, which can easily damage the enamel. The first manifestation of the inflammatory process in the gums indicate that pathogenic bacteria have begun to multiply.
If not treated, the infection gets into the bloodstream and from there to muscles and bones. Periostitis in children can be identified and at home: the gum reddens, swells, and sometimes becomes like a cone with pus. Deleting should only be a doctor, self-medication can lead to even more serious complications and spread of infection. Prior to visiting a specialist can do painkillers rinsing.
Signs of flux
There are two type of flow of the flux of primary teeth in children: acute and chronic.
In acute variant of the disease the swelling of the gums is distributed on the nearby part of the face: lips, cheeks, chin, nasolabial folds. The presence of pus and its the number suggests that the body is fighting infection. The spread of the tumor occurs when pus not removed in time and diverges in the soft tissues of the face. Flux is located on the lower jaw can spread to the lymph nodes.
In addition to the external manifestations, the flux appears excruciating pain in the affected site, which increases sharply even with a light touch.
The flux is dangerous because trapped in the bloodstream infection not always causes a rise in body temperature that is characteristic of the adult organism. So the complication for a long time does not issue goes unnoticed, and its treatment is prolonged and complicated.
The child has a gumboil, located at the milk tooth, can become chronic. It happens when the acute form of the disease is not cured until the end due to the wrong actions of a doctor or self-treatment at home. Often, noting the falling of the swelling and reducing pain, the parents decide that the disease had passed and the baby is healthy. But infectious lesion just a little fades and after some time the symptoms reappear with renewed force. The course of the pathological process will be slow, uncomfortable, less pronounced. But the pathological process is localized in one place, and the whole of the jaw.
Chronic dental abscess in children on milk teeth is dangerous as bacteria gnawing away at healthy tissue. Thus outwardly there are no signs of disease were observed: outside teeth seem to be intact, but is actually already completely ruined. Often, this flux is in a child up to 5 years when the immune system is not yet formed until the end and the infection is spreading, not causing significant reactions.
Important to know: untreated milk teeth will allow bacteria to attack the beginnings of a permanent teeth, which last may not erupt in the future, or to come out already damaged.
Methods of treatment
In children flux of primary teeth requires dental treatment. The disease does not pass, and upon self high risk of infection. Correct diagnosis and to appoint effective treatment can only a doctor.
The first thing you need to come to the clinic. If the disease started in the night and in the acute form, it is necessary to call an ambulance that will take the patient in a special unit, which provides emergency surgical care.
How the doctor will treat dental abscess in a child largely depends on the extent of injury, General condition and age (2 years old). The sack of pus is opened using surgical instruments to remove the contents in the hole is inserted into the drainage. All manipulations are carried out after administration of local anesthesia or General anesthesia. If necessary, the doctor removes the diseased tooth or root.
After all surgical procedures, the dentist will appoint antibacterial and anti-inflammatory drugs, physiotherapy.
In the treatment of the flux of a deciduous tooth apply the following antibiotics: Amoxiclav, lincomycin, ampiox. The efficacy of these drugs is manifested only in the complex therapy. How else to treat dental abscess in a child aged 2 to 14 years? As quickly as possible to relieve the inflammation, you must do a rinse with a special solution and herbal tinctures.
At home dental abscess operated on a baby tooth, you can rinse with a solution of salt and baking soda. To prepare it in a glass of boiled water you need to mix half teaspoon of baking soda and salt. If the child understands the explanation, then you need to type in the mouth resulting solution and hold it there for a few minutes (or even minute), repeat as often as possible. If the baby cannot do this, it can be applied to the affected area a tampon soaked in a solution of salt and iodine.
Also reduce swelling can prisypaya gum powder dry cloves. As well as a very effective herbal teas herbs: sage, St. John’s wort, chamomile and eryngium Planum.
When the first signs of the disease, you need to seek help from a doctor and then follow his recommendations. There are a few rules about what not to do if a child 6 years or younger detected flux:
These simple rules will increase the quality of therapeutic interventions and accelerate recovery.
In order not to be detected once the child has flux on any milk tooth, it is necessary to engage in the prevention of the disease: visit the dentist regularly, to follow the regular fulfillment of hygiene procedures with 2 years in a timely manner to treat the patients teeth, strengthen the immune system, provide more fresh fruits and vegetables.