Taking Care Of Yourself
- Rest at home after the surgery.
- Do not drive, engage in active exercise, or operate machinery.
- Take several days off work, school or other duties.
- Do not drink alcoholic drinks while you are taking antibiotics or pain Killers.
- Eat soft foods such as soups, blended (pureed) vegetables and meat, and gelatine for the first two days.
- Drink lots of water.
- Use ice packs to reduce swelling and pain.
- Follow instructions given by the dentist.