After Placement of Dental Implants

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.


Some bleeding or redness in the saliva is normal for 24 小時. 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 分鐘. If bleeding continues profusely, please call for further instructions.


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 小時.


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.


You should begin taking pain medication as soon as you feel the local anesthetic wearing off. 對於中度疼痛, 可能會採取一個或兩個片泰諾或額外強度泰諾每 3-4 小時. 布洛芬 (布洛芬或布洛芬) 可能採取而不是泰諾. 布洛芬在櫃檯買了進來 200 毫克片劑: 2-3 平板電腦可能會採取每日四次, 不能超過 3200 毫克每日成人. 為個人根據諮詢我們的實踐 18. 在同一時間做不到這兩種藥.

對重度疼痛, 指示,因此應該服用處方的藥. 不採取任何上述藥物如果你對它們過敏, 或你的醫生指示不採取它. 不駕駛汽車或機械周圍工作. 避免酒精飲料. 疼痛或不適手術後應該越來越消退每一天. 如果疼痛持續, 它可能需要注意和你應該打電話到辦公室.


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, 特別是飯後. Brush your teeth and the healing abutments. Be gentle initially while brushing the surgical areas.


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 天, as discussed in the pre-operative consultation.