Apply arsenic in dentistry started with the beginning of the 19th century for the treatment of pain.
Over time, the properties of arsenic and operating principleWe have been well studied, making a temporary filling with low arsenic content was created, which allowed to carry out dental treatment and their subsequent preservation.
Arsenic in dentistry
In dentistry, arsenic is used forkilling dental nerve, which causes pain during caries, pulpitis and other dental diseases. Arsenic is not used in pure form but in the form of arsenous paste. The composition of the paste include: arsenic anhydride nekrotiruyuschego action, antiseptics obezorazhivaniya pulp (camphor, thymol or carbol) and pain relievers (ledokain, procaine or dicain).
Externally, the pasta is the size of a ballpinhead. It lay in the cleared channel in the pulp. Then cover with a swab moistened with camphor or phenol, and fix the temporary filling. arsenic nerve action time lasts from 2 to 7 days, depending on its amount contained in the paste. removal of temporary fillings Time appoints doctor. Arsenic is necessary to remove from the tooth in due time, complications can occur otherwise. After removing the temporary filling, superimposed permanent filling.
whether arsenic Harmful?
Minimum arsenic content should notharm the body. However, the use of personal injury arsenic during dental treatment is debatable. Firstly, the impact of toxins on small children or the fetus of pregnant women has not been studied. If arsenic toothpaste is accidentally swallowed, the impact is hard to predict. Secondly, it is noted that arsenic detrimental effect on dentin of teeth, causing their gradual destruction. However, there are situations where the use of arsenic is justified, for example, an individual pain medication intolerance.
To avoid complications from the use oftemporary filling, it is necessary to remember that in any case should not be allowed overexposure arsenous paste in tooth cavities. It is fraught with blackening dentin, pulp inflammation or periodontal tissue destruction of dental hard tissues and even the general poisoning of the body. Therefore, if on the expiry of the term there could not be a doctor, you need to remove the temporary filling yourself or consult a doctor. Then do not delay the visit to the dentist, as the dead tissue of the nerve, which are removed when you install a permanent seal, can also cause serious problems.
After installing arsenous paste on tooth painIt passes from the action of pain medication, which it contains. Then, the toxin blocks the nerve and begins to destroy. When the effect of anesthetic agents is weakened, the tooth can be a little "whine" during the first day - which means that arsenic acts. However, if the pain increases and becomes unbearable, seek medical attention immediately.