After a cosmetic reconstruction

The care recommended here should be followed to promote successful treatment results and to limit postoperative discomfort.

Hygiene, from the day after surgery to complete recovery

  • Brush and floss daily to maintain good oral health.
  • Go gently to the treated area within the first 72 hours after the procedure

Pain Management

  • If you are inconvenienced by pain, you can use a Tylenol, Advil, Motrin type pain reliever.
  • You can also take the medications you have been prescribed.

Possible discomforts

Some discomfort may occur after a cosmetic reconstruction of the smile. These usually subside within a week.

  • Difficulty of pronunciation
  • Limitation to the opening of the mouth
  • Increased saliva production
  • Appearance of bruises

The feeling of not being able to clench your teeth is quite normal since the brain has to get used to, for example, a new thickness or a new positioning of the teeth. This sensation will resolve after a few days or weeks.

Maintaining the results

  • Remember that smoking, colored foods, red wine, tea and coffee can stain teeth
  • Avoid hard foods (nuts, candy)
  • When playing a sport, wear a mouth guard.

If you have a worry, or if you notice a sharp pain or discomfort that does not subside, do not hesitate to call us.