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Tips for a Speedy Recovery:


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  • Use ice packs on the cheek for swelling, putting the pack on for 30 minutes and leaving it off for 30 minutes
  • Bite on clean gauze to stop bleeding
  • Eat soft foods and drink extra liquids
  • Don’t chew hard or crunchy foods in tender areas
  • Brush carefully the day after surgery
  • Follow the instructions for taking any medications your dentist recommends
  • Don’t use drinking straws as the suction can dislodge the blood clot in the tooth socket
  • Don’t drink hot liquids
  • Your dentist may tell you to use a mouthwash