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WHAT YOU MUST KNOW AND WHAT YOU SHOULD DO AFTER BONE TRANSPLANTATION

BLEEDING.
Minor bleeding is possible within 24 hours after the implantation of an artificial bone or bone graft surgery. The saliva can acquire a pink colour. In most cases bleeding stops in a few hours.
If the bleeding persists at home, roll up a gauze swab, apply on the wound, compress by biting and hold for 30 minutes. Apply a cold compress from outside.

INSENSITIVE LOWER LIP.
After extensive bone transplantation surgery the lower lip may become insensitive for a certain period of time. This feeling can even last for up to 6 months.

If the general health condition deteriorates several days after the surgery – overall fatigue is felt, the temperature rises, a large oedema develops in the operated area, you feel pain while swallowing, or opening your mouth becomes difficult, immediately call the reception of our clinic on +371 67 339 300, and you will be accepted at the shortest possible notice.

RECOMMENDATIONS AFTER COMPLICATED TOOTH EXTRACTION

BLEEDING. It is natural that after a tooth extraction bleeding occurs, which may turn your saliva pinkish. For 30 minutes after the extraction, it is advisable to gently bite a cotton swab in the mouth.
If the bleeding continues at home, repeat this procedure – roll a piece of gauze into a swab, apply it to the wound, close your teeth and keep it intact for 30 minutes. Apply a cold compress from the outside.

SMOKING AND ALCOHOL. Do not smoke for at least two hours after tooth extraction. Smoking can adversely affect the wound healing.
Do not drink alcohol for 24 hours after the surgery.

RINSING. Do not rinse your mouth for 24 hours after the surgery. It is allowed to have warm drinks, but do not rinse and spit, as it can rinse out the blood clot that must form in the wound. On the next day you can start to rinse your mouth with a weak brine (1/4 tsp of salt per 200 ml of water) or 0.2% chlorhexidine solution. Continue rinsing for several days.

SWELLING. To avoid swelling, it is advisable to put an ice bag folded in a towel on the cheek. Hold this compress for 20 minutes, then pause for 20 minutes. You can repeat the procedure several times.

PAIN. Any painkiller prescribed by your doctor can be used to relieve pain.

DIET. For the first 24 hours, light, soft consistency and warm food is best. Do not drink hot drinks.

SUTURES. Sutures are usually removed 7-10 days after the surgery, as food residues may collect around them causing a feeling of discomfort in the mouth. If self-absorbent sutures are used, their removal is not necessary.

ORAL HYGENE. Careful oral hygiene will help the wound to heal faster. On the first days after the surgery, when brushing your teeth, be careful not to touch the wound and the suture. Brush your teeth gently, rinse your mouth often.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. Nursing regimen is recommended for 3 days.

N.B.! COMPLICATIONS
If the general state of health deteriorates several days after the tooth extraction, manifesting with a general feeling of weakness, rising temperature, severe swelling at the site of extraction, pain when swallowing saliva or difficulty opening the mouth, call the reception desk on (+371) 67 339 300 and you will be seen at the earliest possible time.

RECOMMENDATIONS AFTER SINUS LIFT SURGERY

BLEEDING. Minor bleeding is possible for 24 hours after the sinus lift operation. Saliva may turn pinkish. Most often the bleeding stops within a couple of hours. Nose bleeding is also possible.
If the bleeding continues at home, roll a piece of gauze into a swab, apply it to the wound, close your teeth and keep it intact for 30 minutes. Apply a cold compress from the outside.

SWELLING. Facial swelling may occur for 2-3 days after the surgery. It may be almost unnoticeable but it may also be very pronounced. Sometimes a bruise may appear on the cheek or under the eye.

 FIRST DAYS AFTER THE SURGERY

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. Physical work is not recommended, it is advisable to mostly stay in a sitting position. When lying down, it is important to keep the head as high as possible. It is advisable to use two pillows. Sleep on the unoperated side.

DIET. On the first day after surgery, do not rinse your mouth and eat hot food or consume hot drinks. It is not advisable to drink with a straw. It is recommended to have warm and soft food.

PROHIBITIONS. It is prohibited to smoke, forcefully blow your nose or suppress sneezing. Sneeze with an open mouth.

SWELLING. To reduce swelling, put a bag with ice folded in a towel on the cheek and hold for 20 minutes. Pause for 20 minutes and put the ice on the cheek for another 20 minutes. Repeat this procedure until the evening.

NASAL DROPS. It is recommended to use nasal drops before going to bed. They should be used from the first day of the surgery 3-4 times a day for 5 days.

ANTIBIOTICS. Use exactly as prescribed.

PAINKILLERS AND ANTI INFLAMMATORY DRUGS. Any painkiller prescribed by your doctor can be used to relieve pain. Take the painkiller 2-3 times a day for 2-5 days as required. All other prescribed drugs should be taken as usual.

 FIRST WEEK AFTER THE SURGERY

ORAL HYGENE. The next day after the surgery, start brushing your teeth 3 times a day with toothpaste, then rinse your mouth with 0.2% chlorhexidine solution.

NOSE. Nose bleeding may occur on the first days after sinus lift. Breathing through the nose can be hindered due to the swelling of the nasal cavity. The prescribed nasal drops should be used for not longer than 4-5 days in order not to provoke a runny nose. Do not blow your nose for two weeks after the surgery. Sneeze with an open mouth. It is important to avoid getting a cold.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. For the first week after the surgery it is not recommended to attend sports classes, be in a bent position and you should not take a hot shower or bath. It is not recommended to stay in dusty rooms. It is forbidden to dive. If possible, avoid flying.

DIET. In the first week, in order not to traumatise the postoperative wound it is advisable to have light, warm food.

SUTURES. Sutures are removed 7-14 days after the surgery.

SMOKING AND ALCOHOL. Smoking can adversely affect healing of the postoperative wound and successful integration of the bone. We recommend avoiding smoking for two weeks after the surgery.
Do not drink alcohol for 7 days after the surgery.

 FIRST MONTH AFTER THE SURGERY

DIET. From the second week, when the sutures are removed, you can eat any consistency of food.

NASAL DROPS. From the second week there is no longer any need to use the nasal drops.

ORAL HYGENE. Oral hygiene must be performed as usual, replacing chlorhexidine with water or any mouthwash.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. It is not advisable to lean forward for two weeks after the surgery. From the third week, all types of sports can be restarted. Diving and flying can be restarted one month after the surgery.

N.B.! COMPLICATIONS
If the general state of health deteriorates several days after the surgery, manifesting with a general feeling of weakness, rising temperature, head becomes heavy, especially when leaning forward, there is a discharge from the nose with an unpleasant odour, call the reception desk on (+371) 67 339 300 and you will be seen at the earliest possible time.

RECOMMENDATIONS AFTER TOOTH EXTRACTION

BLEEDING. It is natural that after a tooth extraction bleeding can occur. Saliva may turn pinkish. For 30 minutes after the extraction, it is advisable to gently bite a cotton swab in the mouth.
If the bleeding continues at home, repeat this procedure – roll a piece of gauze into a swab, apply it to the wound, close your teeth and keep it intact for 30 minutes. Apply a cold compress from the outside.

SMOKING AND ALCHOCOL. Do not smoke for at least two hours after tooth extraction. Smoking can adversely affect the wound healing.
Do not drink alcohol for 24 hours after the surgery.

RINSING. Do not rinse your mouth for 24 hours after the surgery. It is allowed to have warm drinks, but do not rinse and spit, as it can rinse out the blood clot that must form in the wound. On the next day you can start to rinse your mouth with a weak brine (¼ tsp of salt per 200 ml of water) or 0.2% chlorhexidine solution. Continue rinsing for several days.

PAIN. Any painkiller prescribed by your doctor can be used to relieve pain. All other prescribed drugs should be taken as usual.

DIET. For the first 24 hours, light, soft consistency and warm food is best. Do not drink hot drinks.

ORAL HYGENE. Careful oral hygiene will help the wound to heal faster. On the first days after the surgery, when brushing your teeth, be careful not to touch the wound. Brush your teeth gently, rinse your mouth often.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. Nursing regimen is recommended for 3 days.

N.B.! COMPLICATIONS
If the general state of health deteriorates several days after the tooth extraction, manifesting with a general feeling of weakness, rising temperature, severe swelling at the site of extraction, pain when swallowing saliva or difficulty opening the mouth, call the reception desk on (+371) 67 339 300 and you will be seen at the earliest possible time.

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