After a Filling

After a Filling

Post-operative instructions for composite and amalgam restorations (tooth-colored and silver fillings) Protecting Your Mouth Be careful while you are still numb. It can be easy to bite your lip, cheek or tongue.Children should be carefully observed until the...

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After Crown or Bridge

After Crown or Bridge

Post-operative instructions for crown or bridge treatments During your appointment today, one or more teeth were prepared for a crown or bridge. A provisional restoration was fabricated and cemented with temporary cement to allow for easy removal at your next...

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Fluoride Trays

Fluoride Trays

Instructions for Fluoride Trays At bedtime, remove all oral appliances from the mouth. Brush teeth thoroughly with soft toothbrush and floss normally.Place a thin ribbon of fluoride into each upper and lower fluoride tray. The fluoride can be spread with your finger,...

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In Office Whitening

In Office Whitening

Post-operative instructions for in-office whitening What to Avoid For the next 48 hours avoid dark staining substances, such as: Red wineBerriesTobacco productsTeasRed sauces and dark condimentsCola Sensitivity Sensitivity, especially to cold is normal over the next...

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Preventative Sealants

Preventative Sealants

Post-operative instructions for preventative sealants A dental sealant is an acrylic material that helps block out decay-causing bacteria from the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. Caring for your Sealants Foods such as popcorn, hard candy, ice and sticky treats...

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Provisional Crown & Bridge

Provisional Crown & Bridge

Instructions for re-cementation of provisional crown or bridge Process Tools: You will need a toothpick, the cement pack, paper towel, aluminum foil and a plate to mix the cement. Please use a toothpick and remove as much of the temporary cement as possible from...

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Root Canal Therapy

Root Canal Therapy

Post-operative instructions following root-canal therapy. Immediately after Therapy Be careful while you are still numb. It can be easy to bite your lip, cheek or tongue.Do not eat or drink anything for 30 minutes. If a temporary filling was placed it takes about half...

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Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and Root Planing

Please read and follow these instructions for all scaling and root planing procedures. They will make you more comfortable and will help prevent any possible complications. Mouth Care Start brushing, flossing and continuing your prescribed oral hygiene regimen...

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Tooth Extractions

Tooth Extractions

Information Following a Tooth Extraction Bleeding After an extraction, a wet gauze pack is placed over the extraction site to prevent excessive bleeding and to promote the healing blood clot. Keep pressure on it for 30 – 45 minutes and replace if bleeding continues....

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Whitening with Custom Trays

Whitening with Custom Trays

Instructions Brush teeth thoroughly and floss regularly.Place a thin ribbon of whitening agent into each tray.Seat the trays into the mouth and wipe off any residual whitening agent at the gumline.(a) Remove the trays after 30 minutes if you are using Poladay. (b)...

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