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Insurance?

It is important to have information about your insurance in your possession. Any changes must be reported to the receptionist to ensure good service. We will be happy to complete your insurance claims with participating companies.

Asepsis

For the good of our clientele, all members of the team make a point of respecting hygiene and disinfection standards that are required in a dental clinic. All of the Organization’s stringent procedures for safety and asepsis procedures (OSAP) and those of the Ordre des dentistes du Québec (ODQ) are meticulously respected.

Treatment follow-up

After minor oral surgery

The care recommended here must be respected to promote healing. Note the surgery, it is normal to feel some discomfort and swelling.

Day of surgery

Keep the compresses in your mouth for 30 to 60 minutes while maintaining a firm pressure and change them as needed.
Apply ice on the cheek at regular intervals (20 minutes of ice every hour).
If you are bleeding, take a gas compress or a light moistened sachet and bite the compress or sachet of the pendant for 20 minutes.
To avoid

Avoid rinsing your mouth or spitting.
Avoid drinking with a straw.
Avoid smoking.
Avoid foods or hot drinks. Eat cold and soft foods.
Avoid intense activities.
Avoid pain

In the first 24 hours to 72 hours, take a medication based on acetaminophen (Tylenol, Atasol) or ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) or the medications prescribed to reduce the pain. Avoid taking aspirin.
From the next day to complete healing

Rinse your mouth, three times a day, with warm water and salt (2 ml or 1/2 teaspoon salt in 250 ml or 1 cup of water).
Bruises may appear on the skin. They will disappear after five to seven days.
You may have difficulty opening your mouth. Everything should be reduced after four days.
If, after three days, the pain increases instead of decreasing, call us.
After a few days, you will feel better and you can resume your usual activities. If you bleed a lot, feel pain, swell for two or three days, or if you react to the medicine, call us.

After extraction of a tooth

The care recommended here must be respected to promote healing. Note the surgery, it is normal to feel some discomfort and swelling.

Day of surgery

Keep the compresses in your mouth for 30 to 60 minutes while maintaining a firm pressure and change them as needed.
Always keep your head up.
Apply ice on the cheek at regular intervals (20 minutes of ice every hour).
If you are bleeding, take a gas compress or a light moistened sachet and bite the compress or sachet of the pendant for 20 minutes.
Blood flow and saliva staining are normal postoperative effects.
Limit your physical efforts. Rest.

To avoid

  • Do not dislodge the blood clot formed because it helps healing.
  • Do not eat anything until the bleeding stops.
  • Avoid drinking with a straw.
  • Avoid rinsing your mouth or spitting.
  • Avoid smoking or drinking alcohol.
  • Do not eat hard foods.
  • Avoid toothaches, near the extraction area for the first 72 hours.
  • Pain

If you are inconvenienced by pain, take the medications you have been prescribed.
If you have antibiotics prescribed for this treatment, continue taking for the period of time indicated, even if the symptoms disappear.

Diet

Only eat soft foods or lukewarm liquids on the day of extraction. Return to your usual habit as soon as you are able.
From the next day to complete healing

Rinse your mouth, three times a day, with warm water and salt (2 ml or 1/2 teaspoon salt in 250 ml or 1 cup of water).
Brush your teeth and move to the dental mouth to remove the plaque and ensure the best results in the long run. Avoid brushing the extraction area for the first 72 hours.
Avoid eating hard foods (nuts, sweets, ice cream)
You may have pronunciation difficulties and increased saliva. Everything should be replaced in a week.
Bruises may appear on the skin. They will disappear after five to seven days.
You may have difficulty opening your mouth. Everything should be reduced after four days.
If, after three days, the pain increases instead of decreasing, call us.
After a few days, you will feel better and you will be able to resume your activities.

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