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GENERAL POST-OPERATIVE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Bite on gauze for 2 hours, change if necessary.
  • Diet of liquids and soft foods.
  • No straws.
  • Ice to area for 20 minutes on, 20 minutes off for 6 to 8 hours after surgery.
  • No smoking for 7 days after surgery.
  • 24 hours after surgery start rinsing mouth with warm salt water every 2 hours for several days (1/2 tsp. salt/glass water).
  • Take post-operative medication as directed.
  • Some post-operative bleeding, swelling and pain is expected.
  • For excessive post-operative bleeding problems, bite on a tea bag – the ingredients will slow the bleeding.
  • 24 hours after surgery you may want to apply heating pad.

Contact Information

Denver Dentistry 303.988.6118
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Hours

  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday 7:00AM - 3:00PM
  • Tuesday 7:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Wednesday 1:00PM - 7:00PM
  • Thursday 7:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed

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