- During the first day, you may apply an ice pack to reduce swelling. Mild swelling is normal for up to three days after surgery.
- Eat soft foods for the first 24 hours.
- You may brush your teeth, but be careful around the surgical site.
- Take all prescribed medications as directed. Do not take the antibiotic or pain medicine on an empty stomach, as this may cause nausea.
- If you have sutures placed that need to be removed, a follow-up appointment will be scheduled for you in 10-14 days.