After Placement of Dental Implants

Home Instructions After Dental Implant Surgery

После dental implant surgery, do not disturb the wound. Avoid rinsing, spitting, or touching the wound on the day of surgery. There will be a metal healing abutment protruding through the gingival (gum) tissue.

кровотечение

Some bleeding or redness in the saliva is normal for 24 hours. Excessive bleeding (your mouth fills rapidly with blood) can be controlled by biting on a gauze pad placed directly on the bleeding wound for 30 минуты. If bleeding continues profusely, please call for further instructions.

Припухлость

Swelling is a normal occurrence after surgery. To minimize swelling apply an ice bag, or a plastic bag or towel filled with ice, on the cheek in the area of surgery. Apply the ice continuously, as much as possible, for the first 36 hours.

Диета

Drink plenty of fluids. Avoid hot liquids or food. Soft food and liquids should be eaten on the day of surgery. Return to a normal diet as soon as possible unless otherwise directed.

Боль

You should begin taking pain medication as soon as you feel the local anesthetic wearing off. При умеренной боли, одну или две таблетки Tylenol или Extra Strength Tylenol можно принимать каждые 3-4 hours. Ибупрофен (Адвил или Мотрин) можно принимать вместо тайленола. Ибупрофен, купленный без рецепта, приходит. 200 мг таблетки: 2-3 таблетки можно принимать четыре раза в день, не превышать 3200 мг в день для взрослого. Проконсультируйтесь с нашей практикой для лиц младше 18. Не принимайте два лекарства одновременно.

При сильной боли, назначенное лекарство следует принимать по назначению. Не принимайте какие-либо из вышеперечисленных лекарств, если у вас аллергия на них., или ваш врач проинструктировал вас не принимать его. Не водите автомобиль и не работайте с механизмами. Избегайте алкогольных напитков. Боль или дискомфорт после операции должны уменьшаться с каждым днем ​​все больше и больше.. Если боль сохраняется, это может потребовать внимания, и вам следует позвонить в офис.

Антибиотики

Be sure to take the prescribed antibiotics as directed to help prevent infection.

Oral Hygiene

Good oral hygiene is essential to good healing. The night of surgery, use the prescribed Peridex Oral Rinse before bed. The day after surgery, the Peridex should be used twice daily; after breakfast and before bed. Be sure to rinse for at least 30 seconds then spit it out. Warm salt water rinses (one teaspoon of salt in a cup of warm water) should be used at least 4-5 times a day as well, особенно после еды. Brush your teeth and the healing abutments. Be gentle initially while brushing the surgical areas.

Activity

Keep physical activities to a minimum immediately following surgery. If you exercise, throbbing or bleeding may occur. If this occurs, you should discontinue exercising. Keep in mind that you are probably not taking in normal nourishment. This may weaken you and further limit your ability to exercise.

Wearing your Prosthesis

Partial dentures, flippers, or full dentures, should not be used immediately after surgery for at least 10 дни, as discussed in the pre-operative consultation.