Home Care Instructions

Following Implant Surgery

Home Care Instructions 

Following Sinus Lift

Home Care Instructions

Following Extraction

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1.   DO NOT rinse or brush surgical site for 36 hours.

 

2.  BEFORE THERE IS SWELLING use ice packs (frozen peas) over surgery site

    alternating every 15 minutes on and off, or during the first 2-3 hours after surgery if

    prescribed by the doctor.

 

3.  Take pain medication as needed and prescribed by the doctor.

 

4.  TAKE ANTIBIOTICS UNTIL GONE if prescribed by the doctor.

 

5.  AFTER 36 HOURS you may brush surgical site lightly and rinse 6-8 times a day with

    warm salt water for 1 week.

 

6.  Keep tongue, fingers or any other items away from stitches in the implant area.

 

7.  DO NOT chew on or place food in implant area.

 

8.  Return for post-operative exam and suture removal as appointed.

 

9.  DO NOT use a sonicare or electric type toothbrush, use a manual brush for 6-8

    weeks.

 

10.  Should you have any questions or concerns please call our office at the number

      above or if after hours call Dr. Wang on her cell phone @ (925) 360-2080

1.   DO NOT rinse or brush surgical site for 36 hours.

 

2.  BEFORE THERE IS SWELLING use ice packs (frozen peas) over surgery site

    alternating every 15 minutes on and off, or during the first 2-3 hours after surgery if

    prescribed by the doctor.

 

3.  Take pain medication as needed and prescribed by the doctor.

 

4.  TAKE ANTIBIOTICS UNTIL GONE if prescribed by the doctor.

 

5.  AFTER 36 HOURS you may brush surgical site lightly and rinse 6-8 times a day with

    warm salt water for 1 week.

 

6.  Keep tongue, fingers or any other items away from stitches in the implant area.

 

7.  DO NOT chew on or place food in implant area.

 

8.  Return for post-operative exam and suture removal as appointed.

 

9.  Should you have any questions or concerns please call our office at the number

    above or if after hours call Dr. Wang on her cell phone @ (925) 360-2080

1.   DO NOT blow your nose.

 

2.  Sneeze with your mouth open.

 

3.  Limit all talking for 2 days.

 

4.  DO NOT rinse mouth for 36 hours.

 

5.  Use ice packs (frozen peas) on side of face, alternating 15 minutes on and 15   

    minutes off, during the first 2-3 hours.

 

6.  Take pain medication as needed and prescribed.

 

7.  TAKE ALL ANTIBIOTICS UNTIL GONE, if prescribed by the doctor.

 

8.  AFTER 24 HOURS, rinse 6-8 times a day with warm salt water.

 

9.  Keep tongue, fingers, or other items away from stitches.

 

10. DO NOT chew on or place food over surgery area.

 

11. Return for post-operative exam and suture removal as appointed.

 

12. Stay on a soft diet for 1 week.

 

13. Should you have any questions or concerns please call our office at the number

      above or if after hours call Dr. Wang on her cell phone @ (925) 360-2080