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Orland Smiles | After Wisdom Tooth Removal in Orland Park

Orland Smiles                                                    

Nathaniel S. Rood, DDS                                          

Address:
62 Orland Square Dr., Suite 104
Orland Park, IL 60462
Telephone:
708-460-7440

After Wisdom Tooth Removal
 

Wisdom tooth extraction is a surgical procedure that requires some post-operative care to reduce the chance of infection or other complications. Immediately after surgery, a gauze pad will be placed over the extraction site, which should not be removed for at least 45 minutes, and then discarded after that. Refrain from drinking from a straw or rinsing the mouth to ensure that you do not dislodge the blood clot that has formed. Limit your activities that day. You can resume your regular activities the following day.  Take the pain medication as prescribed to reduce the amount of discomfort you feel after the local anesthetic wears off. As with any oral surgery, refrain from drinking through a straw as doing so creates suction and may disrupt the sutures.

 
 
 
Orland Park Dentist | After Wisdom Tooth Removal. Nathaniel Rood is a Orland Park Dentist.