Post-Op Surgical Instructions

Multiple Implants With Immediate Denture Conversion

Please follow these instructions for your post operative care:

  • Do NOT smoke.
  • Do NOT chew any food until your follow up – Soft diet only (mashed potatoes, pasta, well-cooked fish, pancakes, etc.).
  • Take your antibiotics as directed on the bottle.
  • Ice can be used for the first 48hrs after surgery. Use the ice pack for 20 min on then 20 min off.
  • If you are numb the day after surgery, please call the office.
  • Mild oozing of blood is normal for 24-48 hrs.
  • Call the office if you have persistent heavy bleeding that does not stop or if you have bleeding from a nostril.
  • Use the mouthwash two to three times a day until your follow-up.
  • The sutures will dissolve on their own in 7-10 days or will be removed at your follow-up appointment.
  • Limit strenuous physical activity for the next seven days.

More questions?

Please review the attached PDF of our complete post-surgical instructions or call our office if you have further questions regarding your surgery.