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Post-Operative Instruction Videos

Dr. Mason's Introduction

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What to do immediately following the procedure

  • What to do about bleeding
  • What to eat
  • When and how to take medications
  • How to use cold compresses
  • What to do if feeling light-headed or faint

Things to do on the days and weeks following surgery

  • Diet
  • How to avoid nausea
  • Managing and decreasing discomfort
  • The normal course of healing

How to best manage discomfort

  • Managing discomfort
  • Normal progression of discomfort and swelling
  • Medications to be taken to manage discomfort

Appropriate post-op foods

  • Diet
  • Best foods to eat
  • Irrigating instructions
  • Foods to avoid
  • Foods that promote healing

Appropriate post-op activities

  • Appropriate post-op activities
  • When to call your dentist with questions

Dry sockets and how to treat them

  • Definition of a dry socket
  • Normal amount of discomfort
  • How to avoid increasing discomfort
  • Best course of action for a dry socket