You have just received one or more dental implants. The postoperative course is simple or even non-existent, if the premedication has been correctly followed.
What you need to do:
It is imperative to take all the prescribed medication, even if there is no pain : Installed pain is difficult to fight.
Take the prescribed painkillers at regular intervals after the operation.
Apply an ice pack to the cheek on the day of surgery for 15 minutes every hour.
Use mouthwash diluted in water 48 hours after the procedure.
After removal of the sutures, gently brush the surgical site and screws with a post-surgical brush.
In case of bleeding, apply a compress for 10 to 15 minutes.
What not to do:
Drink or eat hot the first few days.
Hold your cheek with your hand (source of heat).
Eating too much solid food.
Drinking alcohol or smoking.
Do not touch or eat on the implant
(s) for the first 6 weeks.
Avoid intense physical effort.
Do not hesitate to contact our dental office if :
Thank you for following this advice, which is general in nature and cannot take precedence over what your dental surgeon may have prescribed/advised. These tips will help you cope better with the post-operative period and improve the success of your implant treatment.