Gum Therapy

Gum Therapy

  • Do not eat anything for 2 hours after therapy.  Be careful not to bite self, if still numb.
  • For the first 48-72 hours, eat soft foods.
  • Avoid alcohol and hot or spicy foods till gums are fully healed.
  • Do not use tobacco for 72 hours.
  • After 24 hours, rinse with warm salt water 3x a day for discomfort.
  • If Arestin® was placed follow instructions on Arestin® Aftercare Instructions.
  • If oral antibiotics were prescribed, take as directed.

North Mankato Family Dentistry

(507) 625-CARE (2273)

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