Effects of Adenoid hypertrophy causing mouth breathing and dental malocclusion in a 12 year old girl is ready to undergo adeno-tonsillectomy in Jubilee Hospital Trivandrum Kerala South India is explained.
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Dental braces straighten the teeth and align the jaws of teenagers and adults. These braces can lead to undesirable complications during general anesthesia for any surgical procedures, if not cared properly. It is recommend that the anesthetist and concerned surgeon should enquire about the dental braces , during pre anesthetic assessment one should have more thorough inspection to find out any uncovered hooks. If any loose ones are touching the gum, it can cause diathermy burns. Get an orthodontist opinion before listing the patient for surgery. He might cut the loose fragments and correct it or may advise to remove it altogether and replace it after wards with new braces.
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