To help control bleeding bite firmly on the gauze placed by your dentist. The pressure helps to form a blood clot in the tooth socket. Change If you have a lot of bleeding, bite on a regular tea bag. Bite on the gauze or a cold wet tea bag (lipton) until the bleeding stops. Slight oozing of blood is normal within the first 24-48 hours after the extraction.
To reduce swelling after the extraction, place ice pack (frozen pea/corn bag works well too) of the side where extraction was on/off 10 minutes at the time.
Get enough rest
Limit activities for the first 24 hrs after the […]