After the Removal of Multiple Teeth

Una pequeña cantidad de sangrado es de esperarse después de la operación. Si se presenta sangrado, Coloque una gasa directamente sobre la toma de sangrado y aplicar presión penetrante durante 30 minutos. Si el sangrado continúa, muerda una bolsa de té negro humedecido durante treinta minutos. The tannic acid in the black tea helps to form a clot by contracting blood vessels. Si se presenta sangrado, avoid hot liquids, exercise, and elevate the head. If bleeding persists, llame a nuestra oficina inmediatamente. Do not remove the immediate denture unless the bleeding is severe. Expect some oozing around the side of the denture.

Use ice packs (externally) on the cheek near the surgical site. Aplique el hielo durante las primeras 36 horas solamente. Apply ice continuously while you are awake.

For mild discomfort use aspirin, tylenol, or any similar medication; dos tabletas cada 3-4 horas. Two to three tablets of Ibuprofen (Advil o Motrin) puede tomarse cada 3-4 horas.

Para el dolor severo, use the prescription given to you. Si el dolor comienza a disminuir después de 2 días, o aumenta después de 2 días, por favor llame a nuestra oficina. If an antibiotic has been prescribed, make sure to finish your prescription unless you have an allergic reaction..

Beba muchos líquidos. If many teeth have been extracted, the blood lost at this time needs to be replaced. Drink at least six glasses of liquid the first day.

Do not rinse your mouth for the first post-operative day, or while there is bleeding. After the first day, utilizar un enjuague de agua tibia con sal cada 4 horas y las comidas siguientes para eliminar las partículas de alimentos y desechos que pueden alojarse en la zona operada. (One teaspoon of salt in one cup of warm water). After you have seen your dentist for denture adjustment, sacar la prótesis y el enjuague 3 a 4 veces al día.

Restrict your diet to liquids and soft foods that are comfortable for you to eat. As the wounds heal, you will be able to resume your normal diet.

The removal of many teeth at one time is quite different from the extraction of just one or two teeth. Because the bone must be shaped and smoothed prior to the insertion of a denture, the following conditions may occur, all of which are considered normal:

  • The area operated on will swell, reaching a maximum in two days. Swelling and discoloration around the eyes may occur. The application of a moist warm towel will help eliminate the discoloration. The towel should be applied continuously for as long as is tolerable, 36 horas a partir ¿Deben los adultos sacarse las muelas del juicio? surgery. (Recuerde: se utilizan bolsas de hielo durante las primeras 36 horas solamente).
  • A sore throat may develop. The muscles of the throat are near the extraction sites. Swelling into the throat muscles can cause pain. Esto es normal y debe bajar en 2-3 días.
  • If the corners of the mouth are stretched, que pueden secarse y grietas. Your lips should be kept moist with an ointment like Vaseline. Puede haber una ligera elevación de temperatura durante 24-48 horas. If your temperature continues to rise, notify our office.

If immediate dentures have been inserted, sore spots may develop. En la mayoría de los casos, tu dentista te verán en 24-48 horas después de la cirugía para hacer los ajustes necesarios y aliviar los puntos de irritación. Failure to do so may result in severe denture sores, which may prolong the healing process.