Tips for Gentle Self-Care Following Your Extraction
After a tooth extraction, your body needs time to heal. How long healing will take depends on a number of factors including whether you had a surgical or simple extraction if your tooth was impacted, and your overall health. How you care for yourself after surgery will also have an impact on how long and how effectively you heal.
Here are some suggestions for gentle self-care following your procedure.
Take Pain Medications as Directed
During your extraction, we will thoroughly anesthetize your tooth, so that you can enjoy comfortable treatment. It is important to take your over-the-counter or prescription pain medication as directed so that you do not experience pain.
Skipping doses and taking ...