Instrucciones para el cuidado de los implantes dentales en el hogar

Dental Implant Aftercare Guide

Después cirugia de implantes dentales, do not disturb the wound. Avoid rinsing, spitting, or touching the wound on the day of surgery. There will be a metal healing abutment protruding through the gingival (goma de mascar) tissue.

Sangrado

Some bleeding or redness in the saliva is normal for 24 horas. Excessive bleeding (your mouth fills rapidly with blood) can be controlled by biting on a gauze pad placed directly on the bleeding wound for 30 minutos. If bleeding continues profusely, please call for further instructions.

Hinchazón

Swelling is a normal occurrence after surgery. To minimize swelling apply an ice bag, or a plastic bag or towel filled with ice, on the cheek in the area of surgery. Apply the ice continuously, as much as possible, for the first 36 horas.

Dieta

Drink plenty of fluids. Avoid hot liquids or food. Soft food and liquids should be eaten on the day of surgery. Volver a una dieta normal tan pronto como sea posible a menos que se indique lo contrario.

Dolor

Debe empezar a tomar medicamentos para el dolor tan pronto como se sienta el anestésico local desgaste. Para el dolor moderado, pueden tomarse una o dos tabletas de Tylenol o Tylenol Extra de fuerza cada 3-4 horas. Ibuprofeno (Advil o Motrin) puede tomarse en lugar de Tylenol. Ibuprofeno comprada sobre el contador viene en 200 tabletas de mg: 2-3 las tabletas pueden tomarse cuatro veces al día, no debe exceder 3200mg diarios para un adulto. Consult our practice for individuals under 18. No tome dos medicamentos al mismo tiempo.

Para el dolor severo, el medicamento debe tomarse como se indica. No tome ninguno de los anteriores medicamentos si usted es alérgico a ellos, o han sido instruidos por el médico no debe tomarlo. No conduzca un automóvil ni trabajar alrededor de maquinaria. Evite las bebidas alcohólicas. Dolor o molestias después de la cirugía deben bajar más y más cada día. Si el dolor persiste, puede requerir atención y usted debe llamar a la oficina.

Antibiotics

Be sure to take the prescribed antibiotics as directed to help prevent infection.

Higiene Oral

Good oral hygiene is essential to good healing. The night of surgery, use the prescribed Peridex Oral Rinse before bed. The day after surgery, the Peridex should be used twice daily; after breakfast and before bed. Be sure to rinse for at least 30 seconds then spit it out. Enjuagues de agua tibia con sal (one teaspoon of salt in a cup of warm water) should be used at least 4-5 times a day as well, especialmente después de las comidas. Brush your teeth and the healing abutments. Be gentle initially while brushing the surgical areas.

Activity

Keep physical activities to a minimum immediately following surgery. If you exercise, sensación pulsátil o sangrado puede ocurrir. If this occurs, you should discontinue exercising. Keep in mind that you are probably not taking in normal nourishment. This may weaken you and further limit your ability to exercise.

Wearing your Prosthesis

Las dentaduras parciales, flippers, or full dentures, should not be used immediately after surgery for at least 10 días, as discussed in the pre-operative consultation.

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