You may experience some discomfort and bleeding on the day of the surgery.
✓ Take all medication that was prescribed for you according to instructions.
✓ Apply an ice bag on your face over the surgical site on the day of surgery for 10 minutes on and 5 minutes off.
✓ Keep your next appointment on time for removal of sutures and follow up checks.
✓ DO NOT raise your lips with your fingers to inspect the treated area.
✓ DO NOT brush teeth near the surgical site. Brush teeth in the rest of your mouth.
✓ There is often a temporary loss of feeling in the operated area and the tooth may feel loose.
✓ Do not smoke, spit, or use a straw on the day of the surgery (avoid smoking for a few days after the surgery).