Causes of stomatitis
Most often thrush appears when the incorrect tooth brushing old toothbrush. Hard bristles scratch the gums and enter the bacteria. The gums swell, and the next day at the site of injury forms a few small white spots.
Ulcers on inner surface of cheeks, can talk about some diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (gastritis, etc.).
Multiple ulcers and white patches can be symptoms of allergic stomatitis, dehydration, anemia, and even the initial stage of HIV disease. To determine the cause of stomatitis can be a doctor.
The treatment of stomatitis
To reduce swelling in damaged gums and stop the formation of new ulcers will help special dental ointments or gels.
For example, the gel "Metrogyl Denta". The main ingredients of this gel are the metronidazole and chlorhexidine.
After eating you should rinse your mouth with boiled water and a cotton swab to apply the gel in a thin layer on the affected areas of the oral cavity. It is enough to apply two to three times a day for 5-7 days. Immediately after applying the gel may feel light, but pleasant chill. This means that the gel started to operate.
Contraindications to the use of the gel are intolerance to the components included in its composition, the first trimester of pregnancy, lactation and children up to age 6 years.
Common treatment for stomatitis is a mouth rinse infusions and decoctions of medicinal herbs.
Propolis tincture is a unique antiseptic in stomatitis and is worth a penny, you can buy it at any pharmacy. Teaspoon of tincture added to a glass of warm boiled water with a volume of 250 ml and proceed to rinse. The frequency of gargling with tincture of propolis in the absence of Allergy can increase to 6 times a day. Every time the water needs to be fresh.
Also good for rinsing with stomatitis decoctions of chamomile and oak bark. For convenience, these herbs acquire bags. Two bags brewed in 100 ml of boiling water and allow to infuse for 15-20 minutes. Rinsing is preferably carried out after a meal. Oak bark has an astringent effect and perfectly eliminates bad breath, and chamomile disinfects and helps regenerate cells.
Some use mouthwash when dissolved in water, two tablets furatsilina. Furatsilin has a broad spectrum antimicrobial action, but prolonged use may cause allergic dermatitis.
Prevention of stomatitis
Thoroughly, but gently conduct hygienic procedures of the oral cavity. A toothbrush should be changed every six months and every month clean with a solution of salt (leave for 15 minutes in a warm salt solution) to avoid accumulation of bacteria. Choose toothbrushes with bristles of medium hardness. Do not be lazy to watch a video tutorial in the Internet on proper technique of cleaning teeth.
Avoid frequent use of alcohol mouthwash, not to destroy useful microflora in the oral cavity. This also applies to dental floss and toothpicks.
Dentists recommend rinsing your mouth after every meal. You need to rinse with boiled or mineral water without gas. You can use the same herbs for the prevention of, and such trouble as stomatitis will pass you.