Extraction Post-Operative Instructions

*Keep pressure on the extraction site(s) by biting on gauze placed by the doctor for at least 20 minutes.  This will control any bleeding and ensure good clot formation and quicker healing. *Avoid any mouth rinsing and/or spitting for the first 24 hours.  This may cause bleeding and loss of clot formation which will slow healing and could cause a dry socket. *Avoid smoking and other tobacco products for 24 to 48 hours.  Tobacco can be very irritating to the … Read More