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Post OP Instructions

Implant Post-Operative Care
After your implant post-operative care appointment, you should take the following steps to ensure a successful recovery:

1. Avoid eating hard or chewy foods for a few days, as these may cause discomfort.
2. Brush and floss gently around the implant site.
3. Take any medications prescribed by your dentist.
4. Avoid smoking and drinking alcohol for at least 48 hours after the procedure.
5. Avoid touching or manipulating the implant site.
6. Visit your dentist for regular check-ups to ensure the implant is healing properly.
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Extraction Post-Operative Care
Following an extraction, it is important to follow your dentist's post-operative instructions for proper care and healing. Here is a list of things to do:

1. Avoid rinsing, spitting, or touching the area of the extraction for 24 hours.
2. Apply an ice pack to the area for 10-15 minutes every hour for the first 24 hours.
3. Take any medications prescribed by your dentist as directed.
4. Eat soft foods and chew on the opposite side of your mouth.
5. Avoid smoking or using any type of tobacco products for at least 24 hours.
6. Gently rinse your mouth with warm salt water several times a day.
Post Root Canal Care
Post root canal care is an important part of the root canal treatment process. Here are a few things to keep in mind after the procedure:

1. Refrain from eating hard foods, and stick to soft foods like mashed potatoes and yogurt.
2. Avoid chewing on the side of your mouth where the root canal was performed for at least 24 hours.
3. Take over-the-counter pain medications to reduce pain and inflammation.
4. Keep your mouth clean by brushing and flossing regularly.
5. Attend regular follow-up appointments with your dentist.
6. Wear a night guard if your dentist recommends it.
Post Crown Care
Post-crown care is an important part of maintaining your dental health. Here are a few things you should do after having a crown procedure:

1. Brush and floss your teeth at least twice a day.
2. Avoid sticky and hard foods for the first few days.
3. Visit your dentist regularly for check-ups and cleanings.
4. Use an oral rinse to help keep your gums healthy.
5. Avoid grinding or clenching your teeth.
6. Wear a night guard to protect your crown if needed.


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