POST-SURGICAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR IMPLANTS AND BONE GRAFT PROCEDURES
Limit Your Activity
DURING THE FIRST 48 HOURS FOLLOWING SURGERY DO NOT:
- USE A STRAW
- DRINK CARBONATED OR HIGHLY ACIDIC BEVERAGES
- FORCEABLY SPIT ANYTHING FROM THE MOUTH
- ENGAGE IN EXCESSIVE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY SUCH AS BENDING, LIFTING HEAVY OBJECTS, CLIMBING STAIRS, ETC.
Do Not Disturb the Surgical Area
Post-Operative Sinus Involvement
- No nose blowing for 7 days
- No closed mouth coughs
- No sucking
- No smoking
Take all prescribed medications as instructed.
Pain and Swelling
Do not hesitate to contact our office if there are any questions as to your progress and/or recovery. South County Office St. Louis Office Phone Number (314) 842-4699 Festus Office Festus Office Phone Number (636) 931-4699 **After Hours Medical Exchange 314-388-5260** For emergency care after office hours, call the Medical Exchange and the doctor will promptly get back in touch with you.
Because of new Federal DEA regulations, some medications which were previously refillable now require a new handwritten controlled prescription. These can only be obtained in person during regular office hours. If you require changes or refills to these medications, they must be handled in person during regular office hours.