Extraction Post-Operative Instructions

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  • No straws, spitting, or smoking
  • DO NOT use gauze given to you unless extraction area is bleeding excessively. If you need to use the gauze make sure it is moist, fold into fourths and bite down with pressure for 30 min
  • Do not brush area. Warm salt water rinses started the following day should be plenty to keep area clean
  • Ibuprofen can be taken as needed