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Post-Operative and After Care Instructions

Post Operative Instructions For Extractions

Day of surgery

  • Keep cotton in the mouth for 45 min by maintaining a firm pressure
  • Remove the cotton placed with washed hands
  • Apply ice on cheek at regular intervals (20 min every hour)
  • Limit your physical efforts and don’t forget to rest
  • Do not eat anything until the bleeding has stopped
  • Avoid drinking through a straw
  • Do not rinse your mouth or spit for next 24 hours
  • Avoid smoking or drinking alcohol for 7days
  • Avoid brushing your teeth near the extraction site for the first 72 hours

Diet

  • Eat soft foods or warm liquids on the day of the extraction
  • Resume your usual diet as soon as you are able to

After a few days, you will feel better and be able to resume your normal activities. If you are bleeding heavily, feeling intolerable pain or if you are having a reaction to the medication, call our office.

Please give us a call if you have any questions or send us an email at:

contact@credencedental.com

 

Post Operative Instructions For Extractions