What to do after having a Tooth Extraction!
Once you have a tooth removed your please follow the below steps:
*Limit excercise and take it easy.
* Try to keep your head up straight to avoid excess bleeding.
*Until anaesthetic has worn off try and avoid eating and drinking hot food and drinks as you will still be numb so there is a chance you may scold yourself.
*After 24 hours, rinse your mouth regularly with salt water rinses.
* You still need to brush your teeth twice daily, just be careful around the extraction area.
*You can take painkillers but avoid ASPIRIN based tablets as aspirin thins the blood and may cause excessive bleeding.
*If you are still in pain, after a few days of the extraction make a dental appointment as you may have an infection, known as dry socket. (Which is rather common)