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.