Operation of the parotid gland / submandibular gland

Parotid glands, submandibular salivary glands and sublingual salivary glands are the salivary glands that produce saliva, which contains ptyalin – an enzyme that breaks down starch into maltose and dextrin. Mucin in saliva suitable slipperiness kęsom tract and lysozyme and immunoglobulin A protect the mucosa against infections. Diseases of the salivary glands to inflammation, kidney, cancer of the salivary glands. Inflammation is divided into acute and chronic. The cause of acute inflammation are bacteria, viruses or immune disorders. Among viral inflammation is mentioned most often widespread inflammation of the parotid gland commonly called mumps, and inflammation of the parotid gland caused by infection with CMV. Bacterial inflammation cause the most staphylococci and streptococci, often due to decay or lack of oral hygiene. Chronic inflammation may manifest itself as a sclerosing inflammation of the submandibular gland, called tumor Kutner. This condition often requires the removal of the submandibular gland in its entirety. In addition, adults is Sjögren’s syndrome, also called syndrome dryness (dry mouth syndrome or dryness of mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract, decreased tear production and local swelling on both sides of the salivary glands)

Sialolithiasis constitutes the majority of ailments submandibular gland and is characterized by sudden, painful swelling of her, often with increased temperature and increased swelling of the salivary glands during meals. Treatment consists of attempting to remove the stone from the gastrointestinal or salivary gland removal with concomitant antibiotics.

Tumors of the salivary glands are mainly in the parotid gland, less often in the submandibular. Dominated by benign tumors, which are characterized by slow growth painless for many years. Malignant tumors grow quickly, causing pain and facial palsy with impairment of facial symmetry. Due to the fact that some benign tumors of the salivary glands tends to malignant conversion in both cases, it is necessary accurate diagnosis laryngological, which includes ultrasound and fine needle biopsy. The treatment of choice salivary gland tumors is surgery.

Upper lip frenulum plastic surgery

Frenulum of the upper lip is a vertical fold of the mucous membrane in the shape of a triangle, the center line extending from the inner surface of the lip to the outer surface of the alveolar process, attached to it in the range of 4-6 mm above the interdental papillae. Oversized, low-trailer frenulum of the upper lip can be treated surgically for orthodontic, periodontal, prosthetic and aesthetic.

Tongue frenulum plastic surgery

Frenulum a soft, fibrous creation, covered with mucous membrane, which connects the center line of the lower surface of the tooth to the bottom of the oral cavity and is visible after lifting the tip of the tongue against the palate. Too short frenulum, sublingual limits the movements of the tongue from side to side, forward, resulting in the inability to touch the tip of his tongue to the dental arches. Too short frenulum may hinder the formation of the correct tone sounds s, f, cz, dż and r sounds. First, it is recommended that appropriate exercise, which carries speech. If, however, this would not be satisfactory and the child still is not able to speak properly sounds, performed undercut frenulum.

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