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Implant Post-operative Instructions

Implant Post-operative Instructions 1. The surgical site may be sore the first one or two days. Take the pain medication as prescribed. Ibuprofen may be all that is needed the first 24 hours. 2. Take antibiotics are prescribed. Continue to take the medication for the duration (usually 10 days). This is important to aid in the healing of the implant to bone. 3. Light chewing for 3 weeks. The implants are strong enough for normal/light chewing right away. Hard, crunchy foods, chewing gum should be avoided for this time. 4. One hour after placement of the crowns (s) you can clean with floss or water pic as was shown to you at your visit. Flossing should be done once a day. Water pic should be used twice a day. 5. If you had a new denture placed or your existing denture modified to accept implants, you should leave the denture in undisturbed for the balance of the day. Remove and clean the next day. 6. If you have any questions or concerns please call. We are here to help you enjoy your new teeth and smile.

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Salvatore J. Tangredi ,D.D.S
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Salvatore J. Tangredi ,D.D.S
84 Green St
Huntington, NY 11743
General Info: (631) 427-2277

Cosmetic Dentistry

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  Gum Disease

  Tooth Whitening

  Dental Implants

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