After Cosmetic or Reconstructive Appointment:

  • Follow all medication instructions and be aware of infections.
  • Your bite may feel odd; this is normal.
  • Expect some sensitivity to both hot and cold.
  • Your gums may swell and be sore for a few days. Rinse with warm salt water three times a day to reduce pain and swelling.
  • Your speech may be slightly affected for a few days
  • Brush and floss per our specific instructions.

After Crown and Bridge Appointment:

  • Follow all medication instructions and be aware of infections.
  • Maintain a soft diet for at least 24 hours, avoid coffee and tea.
  • Avoid over-exertion for first 24 hours.
  • Do not miss follow up appointments for crown or bridge adjustments.
  • Your bite may feel odd for a few days; this will pass.

After Filling Appointment:

  • Allow anesthetic to wear off before eating or drinking.
  • Follow all medication instructions and be aware of infections.
  • Expect some sensitivity to hot and cold foods and drinks.
  • Pain and tenderness can be treated with aspirin.
  • If pain persists for longer than 24 hours, contact us.