BEFORE GENERAL ANESTHESIA OR SEDATION

  • Do not eat or drink any food (including water), from 8 hours before the procedure.
  • Do not smoke for at least twelve hours before the procedure. Ideally stop smoking for at least a full day before the procedure.
  • A responsible adult should accompany the patient to the clinic, and stay during the procedure, then take him back home.
  • The patient should not drive car or heavy machinery for 24 hours after anesthesia.
  • Patients should wear loose, comfortable clothing. Do not use turtle necks, hard sleeves, or high shoes.
  • Contact lenses, jewelry and removable dentures should be removed prior to the procedure.
  • Do not use makeup, paint nails the day of surgery.
  • If you feel sick, sore throat, gagging, stomach ache, sore throat notify your doctor.
  • If you routinely take medication for any medical problem, notify your doctor in the office to give you the necessary instructions.

AFTER EXODONCIAS

A clot must be formed inside the socket where the extraction was done, to promote healing of the bone and gingiva. Do not bother the surgical wound by touching, rinsing or spitting for the first 24 hours, if stitches are placed they will be removed at the control appointment or resorbed according to the instructions given.

Minimal or moderate bleeding from the extraction site is normal for the first 24 hours. Place a piece of rolled gauze directly into the extraction site and exert continuous pressure for 10 to 15 minutes. If you continue bleeding change the gauze and maintain pressure for up to 30 minutes. A profuse and constant excessive bleeding should be immediately reported to our office for timely management.

Facial and gingival inflammation is normal and continuous for 48 and 72 hours after the procedure. To help minimize inflammation, apply ice packs on the cheek adjacent to the extraction site, for periods of 5 to 10 minutes intermittently for the first 48 hours.

It is recommended to take many fluids during the first 48 hours prefer clear, cold liquids and avoid soda. Stay on a soft diet for the first 3 to 4 days. Avoid foods that you should chew a lot, avoid boning, popcorn, nuts, seeds, and thick-cut meats for two weeks.

You will receive a prescription with painkillers recommended for the control of post-operative pain, in addition to the details of how to take it, in case of severe pain that does not respond with the analgesics formulated call the contact phone. Do not self-medicate.

It is recommended to perform oral hygiene gently for the first 48 hours, use a soft toothbrush and regular toothpaste. Avoid oral mouthwashes the first 48 hours, then use rinses maximum twice a day. Healing depends on good oral hygiene up to 4 weeks post-operative, sites of extractions can be easily cleaned using a syringe and normal water, flush three times a day to keep the alveoli clean.

Be sure to take the antibiotics according to the prescription to avoid infection.

Reduce physical activity to prevent swelling, pain, or bleeding for the first three days, then restart in moderation.

Communicate in working hours to the office and outside of the emergency cell phone indicated in your prescription.

AFTER DENTAL IMPLANTS

Do not disturb the surgical wound by touching, spitting, or rinsing aggressively for the first 48 hours. Avoid using your removable prosthesis until told to do so by your doctor or nurse. If stitches are placed, they will be removed at the control appointment or reabsorbed according to the given instructions.

Minimal or moderate bleeding from the extraction site is normal for the first 24 hours. Place a piece of rolled gauze directly into the extraction site and exert continuous pressure for 10 to 15 minutes. If you continue bleeding change the gauze and maintain pressure for up to 30 minutes. A heavy and constant excessive bleeding should be reported immediately to the clinic for timely management.

Facial and gingival inflammation is normal and continuous for 48 and 72 hours after the procedure. To help minimize inflammation, apply ice packs on the cheek adjacent to the extraction site, for periods of 5 to 10 minutes intermittently for the first 48 hours.

It is recommended to take many fluids during the first 48 hours prefer clear, cold liquids and avoid soda. Stay on a soft diet for the first 3 to 4 days. Avoid foods that you should chew a lot, avoid boning, popcorn, nuts, seeds, and thick-cut meats for two weeks.

You will receive a prescription with painkillers recommended for the control of post-operative pain, in addition to the details of how to take it, in case of severe pain that does not respond with the analgesics formulated call the contact phone. Do not self-medicate.

It is recommended to perform oral hygiene gently for the first 48 hours, use a soft toothbrush and regular toothpaste. Avoid oral mouthwashes the first 48 hours, then use rinses maximum twice a day. Healing depends on good oral hygiene up to 4 weeks post-operative, sites of extractions can be easily cleaned using a syringe and normal water, flush three times a day to keep the alveoli clean.

Be sure to take the antibiotics according to the prescription to avoid infection.

Reduce physical activity to prevent swelling, pain, or bleeding for the first three days, then restart in moderation.

Communicate in working hours to the office and outside of the emergency cell phone indicated in your prescription.