There are a variety of reasons why Dentistry in Surprise AZ may recommend oral surgery. It could be a tooth that is poorly positioned and potentially harming neighboring teeth or a wisdom tooth that is impacted.
It is also necessary to undergo oral surgery when receiving certain types of gum treatments as well as if you are having a dental implant installed. The most common reason for oral surgery being the removal of wisdom teeth.
DEALING WITH PAIN FOLLOWING ORAL SURGERY
It is perfectly normal for the area where the procedure was performed to be tender and perhaps painful immediately following oral surgery. Some medical professionals will prescribe prescription pain killers to help to manage pain after surgery.
Though in most cases over-the-counter pain relievers are enough to help ease the pain after oral surgery. Be aware, however, that you should not take aspirin after oral surgery as aspirin thins the blood and could cause your healing wounds to bleed.
WHAT TO DO TO EXPEDITE THE HEALING PROCESS FOLLOWING ORAL SURGERY
Oral surgery does not have to be the pits. Use these simple tips to help you get on the road to recovery as soon as possible following your procedure. Please contact us if you have any questions about your recovery after an oral surgery.