Periodontal Surgery - update
I thought I would post this for anyone having periodontal surgery as I found it hard to find any information on what happens. I had surgery on both my upper and lower left quadrants today. She did the upper side first, injections on the outside were a breeze, no pain at all. The pallate (sp?) injection stung a bit but nothing much. The surgery itself was pretty much painless, just a bit of pushing and pulling and a couple of stitches (only 2 teeth done) and it was over.
The lower half I had seven teeth treated. Again the injections were fine although I reacted to the adreneline and started shaking so she had to stop for a few minutes. After this time my mouth and tongue were completely numb! Again the surgery was painless, scraping and using the high pressure water jet. Some more sutures and it was all over. My mouth is still numb 5 hours later but it is wearing off and starting to feel a bit sore so I will post again when it is gone.
I have to rinse with Corsodyl and just lightly brush until it is healed. I have the stitches out and the other side done on June 27th.