POST Extraction/Tooth Removal Care

Pressure should be placed on the gauze pad put over extraction site for one hour.

Make sure if your child do not bite on their numb lips or tongue to prevent soft tissue injury.

Do not drink or eat anything hot on the day of extraction.

Do not rinse, gargle or consume carbonated or alcoholic beverages on the day of extraction.

You may experience pain, swelling especially after wisdom tooth removal. Ice bag application will minimize discomfort.

During first 2-3 days after tooth removal continue soft diet (soup, yogurt, juices).

Take prescribed medication according to the instructions.