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Oak Hall Dental | After Wisdom Tooth Removal in Columbia, MD

OAK HALL DENTAL

Jeffrey Mazursky D.D.S.

formerly know as

Wilde Lake Family Dentistry

6798 Oak Hall Lane
Unit A-3
Columbia, MD 21045
(410)964-2422

Cosmetic, Laser and Implant Dentistry

  Family Dentist        General Dentist

After Wisdom Tooth Removal
 

Wisdom tooth extraction is a surgical procedure that requires some post-operative care to reduce the chance of infection or other complications. Immediately after surgery, a gauze pad will be placed over the extraction site, which should not be removed for at least 45 minutes, and then discarded after that. Refrain from drinking from a straw or rinsing the mouth to ensure that you do not dislodge the blood clot that has formed. Limit your activities that day. You can resume your regular activities the following day.  Take the pain medication as prescribed to reduce the amount of discomfort you feel after the local anesthetic wears off. As with any oral surgery, refrain from drinking through a straw as doing so creates suction and may disrupt the sutures.

 
 
 
Columbia, MD Dentist | After Wisdom Tooth Removal. Jeff Mazursky is a Columbia, MD Dentist.

Columbia, Maryland General  and Family Dentist