Dental Extraction

iqoption demo The body's normal healing process begins immediately after the tooth extraction. Formation of a blood clot inside the tooth socket begins this healing cascade and helps to stop the bleeding. To aid this, we instruct you to bite on a gauze pad for 30 minutes. This may need to be repeated should oozing persist. The use of a moist teabag in the same manner also assists in reducing or stopping the bleeding ( the tannic acid in tea acts as a blood constrictor). Pain and swelling may be expected. Applying an ice pack or an unopened bag of frozen peas or corn will minimize the swelling. Take medications as directed by our office and call us should these not alleviate your symptoms. Prescribed antibiotics should be taken as directed and until completely finished, even if pain or signs of infection are gone. We ask that you drink plenty of fluids and refrain from eating hard or abrasive food on the day of the extraction and for 2-3 days thereafter. This will reduce the risk of developing a "dry socket" (painful and inflamed tooth socket).

follow site Additionally, please refrain from alcohol consumption, pressure-related activities, smoking, the use of drinking straws, and the need to forcefully blow your nose. If necessary, these may be resumed after seventy-two hours from the day of extraction.

binary options for beginners book Normal dental brushing and flossing should resume after twenty- four hours. A clean mouth is key in the healing process. If you experience severe pain, heavy bleeding, persistent swelling, or a reaction to medication please call our office immediately at (305) 858-0505 for the Coconut Grove location or at (305) 572-1600 for the Biscayne Boulevard location.