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Proper aftercare is essential for successful healing and recovery after dental procedures. Adhering to these instructions can minimize discomfort, reduce complications and promote optimal outcomes.

Implants and All-On-X®:

  • Maintain a soft diet, avoiding vigorous chewing near the surgical site.
  • Follow prescribed oral hygiene practices to prevent infection.
  • Our team provides guidance for caring for your new implants or All-On-X restoration.

Extractions and Wisdom Teeth Removal:

  • Bite on gauze to control bleeding; avoid hot liquids and solid foods initially.
  • Gradually reintroduce your regular diet as advised.
  • Utilize prescribed pain management techniques for a comfortable recovery.

Scaling and Root Planing:

  • Maintain meticulous oral hygiene practices.
  • Gently brush, floss and rinse as instructed to aid healing and reduce bacteria.
  • Our team monitors your progress during follow-up appointments.

Root Canals:

  • Expect manageable discomfort, eased with prescribed pain relief.
  • Avoid biting on hard or sticky foods involving the treated tooth.
  • A permanent restoration will protect the tooth’s integrity.

Oral Surgery:

  • Rest and elevate your head to reduce swelling.
  • Use prescribed medications for pain management and infection prevention.
  • Consume soft foods and follow oral hygiene instructions for smooth recovery.

Benefits and Our Team’s Support:

Proper post-op care fosters healing, minimizes complications and sustains long-term oral health. Our dedicated dentists and team is committed to guiding you through every step, ensuring your comfort, safety and successful recovery.

Your dedication to post-operative instructions is pivotal for achieving optimal results. Connect with Dr. John Han, our associates and team for personalized guidance tailored to your specific dental procedure. Let us collaborate with you in your journey towards a healthy and vibrant smile.

For additional questions about your post-op instructions and dental care in Reston, Virginia, please call Expressions Dental Care at 703-757-6453.

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