Mitchell S. Greenberg, DMD P.C. | Post Surgical Instructions (Apicoectomy) in Kew Gardens

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MITCHELL S. GREENBERG, D.M.D., P.C.

Practice Limited to Endodontics

119-66 80th Road Kew Gardens, NY 11415   Phone: 718-544-8888  Fax: 718-793-6315


POST SURGICAL INSTRUCTIONS (APICOECTOMY)

Following surgery, some swelling and bleeding may be expected. These instructions can reduce their severity.

FIRST DAY

  • Do not disturb the area.
  • Take antibiotics as prescribed
  • Take tablets for relief of pain only when necessary.
  • Apply cold compress (no ice) on face, over area, 10 minutes out of every hour for the next three to four hours.

 

SECOND DAY

  • Continue medication as directed.
  • Rinse gently with warm salt water as directed.

 

THIRD DAY

  • Resume usual routine.

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