You may be experiencing tooth sensitivity to heat/cold.
Rinse your mouth with warm saltwater at least 3 times a day.
Take Tylenol or Ibuprofen every 3 to 4 hours to alleviate pain.
It’s normal to experience salivation more than usual in the days following your appointment.
Partake in regular brushing and flossing.
Stay away from foods that can damage your cosmetic restoration (i.e. candy, sticky foods, peanut brittle, red wine, tea).
Avoid eating/drinking hot and cold foods until anesthesia wears off.
Immediately after treatment, refrain from eating foods that will take your temporary crown/bridge out of place (i.e. hard and sticky foods).
You may experience tooth sensitivity in the weeks following final restoration placement.
Take pain relievers as suggested by your dentist.
If you experience blood clotting, this is normal. However, we ask you to place gauze pads on the area for at least 30 to 45 minutes.
Please avoid sucking on straws, smoking and drinking for up to 72 hours near the surgical site.
Avoid exercise and other hyperactivity for 24 hours after surgery.
If you experience swelling, place an ice pack directly onto the area.
Pain relievers may be taken only after consulting with your doctor.
After 24 hours, you may begin brushing and flossing as usual.
Swelling will subside within two days after surgery.
Drink plenty of fluids.
Do not eat or drink hot/cold foods until anesthesia has completely worn off.
If you need pain relief, take pain relievers as they are prescribed by your doctor.
If you experience any unusual swelling or pain that does not subside a few weeks after treatment, please visit us right away.