After undergoing certain dental procedures, taking the right actions at home is absolutely essential to enjoying a fast and easy recovery. We’ll give you instructions on what to do while you’re in our office, but if you need a little reminder, you’ll find some helpful tips below. Be sure to give us a call if you have any questions or are experiencing persistent issues.
If you're having an extraction performed in preparation for dentures, these post-op instructions will help you immediately following your procedure.
Apply pressure to gauze pad covering the extraction site for one hour after your surgery. If bleeding continues after one hour, replace the gauze pad and apply pressure for another 45 minutes.
Your dentures are designed to last for years to come, if not for the rest of your life. But getting years out of your dentures depends on you caring for them properly. Make sure you clean your dentures on a regular basis following the steps outlined below. You should also schedule regular checkups with our Prince Albert dental team. During your visit, we can talk with you about, and address, any changes in the way your dentures fit.