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University Park Family Dentistry | After Dental Implant Surgery in South Bend

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University Park Family Dentistry
Jeffrey A. Turner, DDS

16597 State Road 23

South Bend, IN  46635

   574.272.4441

After Dental Implant Surgery
 

After dental implant surgery, it is recommended that you take at easy for 48-72 hours. Resting assists the healing process and limits after surgery bleeding. Drink plenty of fluids, but nothing too cold. You may need to apply an ice pack to your face in twenty-minute intervals for the 2 days following surgery. If you received upper implants, do not blow your nose for two weeks. It is common to experience slight bleeding for about two days after surgery. You will feel slightly uncomfortable the first two days following surgery, but the third day is generally better. An increase in temperature of about 1 to 2 degrees is to be expected and is not a cause for concern. Finally, while you can eat when you are hungry, do not chew directly onto the bone graft.

 
 
 
South Bend Dentist | After Dental Implant Surgery. Jeffrey Turner is a South Bend Dentist.