If you’ve just received implants or are considering them, you’ve already taken a positive step towards a healthier and complete smile. But, once you receive them, your work isn’t completely done. It’s important to maintain good oral health and follow our aftercare instructions to ensure the success of your dental implants in Allen.
After your dental implant surgery is complete, you should follow these tips to ensure your oral health:
There are a few factors that can interrupt your healing process. After receiving dental implants, you should avoid:
It’s normal to be sore and even notice bruising during the first few days, but this discomfort can typically be managed with painkillers that your dentist in Allen will prescribe. These should be taken with maximum dosage during the first two days. Then, take the over-the-counter painkillers that you normally would for headaches. The key here is to take your first dose of painkillers before your local anesthetic has worn off. Each day, the amount of discomfort that you feel should decrease, but if you feel an increase in pain or have any questions, call our office right away.