The Healthy Mouth

 Richard A. Miller DDS,FAGD

 Following dental treatment observe these guidelines:

  • take all prescribed medicines as directed
  • take 2 Advil (200 mg. each) or 2 Tylenol (325 mg. each) before the anesthetic wears off
  • avoid chewing on the treated side of the mouth for the first 24 hours
  • if there is bleeding, bite on gauze or a tea bag for 45 minutes
  • gently rinse with warm salt water (a teaspoon of salt in eight ounces of water)
  • sensitivity to heat, cold, or pressure is normal for the first 72 hours
  • resume gentle oral hygiene the day following treatment
  • if you have any questions, please call the office at 301-468-9383 

A Preventive Dental Practice