Salivary Glands Treatment

Salivary Glands Treatment in Clínica 28

Sialoadenitis is an inflammation of  a salivary gland. There are three large salivary glands: parotid, submandibular, and sublingual. Saliva plays an important role in the digestive system, as well as in moistening the mouth. Any disorders in the salivary glands functioning lead to serious consequences, so their treatment is recommended to be carried out immediately when the first symptoms are detected.

How are the salivary glands treated in Clínica 28?

Sialadenitis (sialoadenitis) can be recognized by one or more of the following symptoms:

  • pain while eating or swallowing food
  • swelling of the face or neck
  • changes in taste
  • the presence of an unpleasant “aftertaste” in the oral cavity
  • dry mouth
  • difficulty opening the mouth

If you notice any of these symptoms  you may have salivary glands inflammation, and you should schedule a consultation for a through examination.  Sialadenitis develops can be either an  acute or chronic disease and appropriate treatment should be tailored to each patient considering their symptoms.    

Treatment of a chronic salivary gland disease:

Before treating chronic salivary gland disease, a meticulous clinical examination is essential. An MRI, CT or ultrasound might be necessary as well.  At times, an appropriate antibiotic treatment will be considered before any surgical intervention is attempted. 

Once the necessity of surgical intervention has been established, the endoscopic approach is considered the most conservative one.  During the procedure, a small video camera is used to enter the salivary glands for a clinically examination of the gland.

Following, using a specially designed micro-instruments, the surgeon can remove  salivary gland stones, that already introduce various medications into the gland, and eliminate any strictures – scarring of the ducts. The procedure can be performed under local anesthesia or under sedation.

Using this treatment method has many advantages:        

  • No skin incisions or scars
  • It is not traumatic, allowing gland preservation
  • Very few postoperative complications
  • The treatment offers vary favorable results

 

Treatment of an acute inflammation:

Drugs that stimulate saliva production are used, which should normalize the functioning of the gland. Additionally, medications are prescribed to relieve inflammation and for decontamination of the oral cavity. Physiotherapy has been proven helpful as well.

 An important factor in therapeutic treatment is the patient’s compliance with a special regime for
oral care including some dietary changes and rigorous tooth brushing. It is also helpful to drink plentifully – weather it is milk, herbal infusions or fresh juices.

When the swelling and pain persists despite conservative treatments, surgery should be considered.
Some of the surgical procedures performed for these symptoms include drainage, gland excision and removal of salivary stones:

  • Drainage: If an abscess has formed in the salivary gland, it should be drained .
  • Salivary gland excision: frequent inflammation of the salivary gland will often necessitate removal of the gland
  •  Removal of a salivary stone:  stones located in the opening of the gland will not allow the saliva to flow properly. These stones must be remove
In Clinica 28 we offer outstanding medical treatments customized to each patient. We realize your time is valuable, and therefore we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality medical care in the shortest time possible

Pros and cons of salivary glands treatment

Pros:

  • The disappearance of bad breath (halitosis)
  • Normalization of taste

Cons:

  • Disease recurrence
  • Treatment takes a long time

 

Why choose Clínica 28 for your procedure?

People treat people

We go through great efforts to customize every treatment to our patients’ needs

Teamwork

Several physicians under a shared facility enables consultations between our team members and a second opinion when necessary

Safety and care

Our staff is available anytime and will address any of postoperative questions or help you may need

Modern techniques and technology

Minimally invasive surgery using the most modern and advance technologies

Price list for salivary gland treatments

Procedures and treatmentsPrice (UAH)
Maxillofacial and ENT Surgery
Consultation with a Maxillofacial Surgeon700-1000
Consultation with an Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) doctor500
Tooth extractionfrom 5000
Impacted tooth extractionfrom 10000
Cystectomy, complexity rate #1from 10000
Cystectomy, complexity rate #2from 20000
Primary surgical treatment of a facial wound (debridement), complexity rate #12800
Primary surgical treatment of a facial wound (debridement), complexity rate #25600
Sinusotomyfrom 20000
Endoscopic sinusotomyfrom 25000
Immobilization of jaws with wiresfrom 28000
Osteosynthesis of the jawsfrom 30000
Removal of a minor salivary gland retention cystfrom 8400
Removal of the sublingual salivary glandfrom 50000
Removal of the submandibular salivary glandfrom 52000
Surgical intervention on the parotid salivary gland, complexity rate #128000
Surgical intervention on the parotid salivary gland, complexity rate #256000
Surgical intervention on the parotid salivary gland, complexity rate #384000
Surgical removal of benign formations on the skin of the face6000
Surgical removal of benign tumors on the mucosa4500
Septoplastyfrom 25000
Vasotomy10000
Tonsillectomy20000
Treatment of polypus rhinosinusitis20000
Adenotomy10000
Tympanopuncture2400
Removal of adhesions in the nasal cavity12000
Removal of a choanal polyp12000
Nasal polypotomy12000
Reduction of nasal bones with elimination of post-traumatic deformity25000
Removal of a para-auricular cyst15000
Removal of benign neoplasms from the oropharynx10000
Endoscopic removal of benign tumors from the oropharynx12000
Conservative treatment of rhinitis, tonsillitis, sinusitis2800
*Prices are subject to change and depend on the complexity of the surgical intervention.

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