1777 Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11223

718 998 9114

1755 Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11223

718 998 3660

WE UNDERSTAND THAT MOST PATIENTS ARE APPREHENSIVE ABOUT ORAL SURGERY
and it is our mission to provide the highest quality of care in the most professional and caring manner possible

InstructionsPost-Surgery Instructions

Post-operative Instructions

  1. Bite firmly on gauze for 1 hour.
  2. If bleeding persists, replace gauze as necessary.
  3. Do not wash, rinse, or spit for the first 24 hours.
  4. Stay on a soft diet for 24 hours. Avoid hot or hard foods.
  5. No smoking on the day of surgery.
  6. No alcoholic beverages for 24 hours.
  7. For the first 24 hours after surgery, apply an ice pack to your face if directed to do so. 15 minutes on, 15 minutes off until bedtime. The next day use alternating warm/cold packs in needed.
  8. After 24 hours, if there is no sign of bleeding or oozing, you may rinse your mouth with a warm salt water solution for 1 week.
  9. Take medications as directed until completed.
  10. If any unusual circumstances develop call the office at once.