After Exposure of an Impacted Tooth

Do not disturb the wound. If surgical packing was placed, leave it alone. The packing helps to keep the tooth exposed. If it gets dislodged or falls out, do not get alarmed but please contact our office for instructions.


Some bleeding or redness in the saliva is normal for 24 小時. Excessive bleeding that rapidly fills your mouth with blood can frequently be controlled by biting with pressure on a gauze pad placed directly on the bleeding wound for 30 分鐘. 如果繼續出血, please call for further instructions.


Swelling is a normal occurrence after surgery. To minimize swelling apply an ice bag or a plastic bag filled with ice cubes on your cheek near the area of surgery. Apply the ice as much as possible for the first 36 小時.


Drink plenty of fluids. Avoid hot liquids or hard foods. Only consume soft food and liquids 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.

Oral Hygiene

Oral cleanliness is essential to good healing. Clean your mouth thoroughly after each meal, beginning the day after surgery. Brush your teeth normally if possible. Rinse with warm salt water (1 teaspoon of salt in a cup of warm water) six times a day. Continue this procedure until healing is complete.

REMEMBER: A clean wound heals better and faster.


Keep physical activities to a minimum immediately following surgery. If you exercise, throbbing or bleeding may occur. If this occurs, you should discontinue exercising. Be aware that your normal nourishment intake is reduced. Exercise may weaken you. If you get light headed, stop exercising.