Your Post-Operative Care
For the safety of patients who have been sedated with an IV anesthetic, do not allow them to move about unattended!
To assist you in your recovery, Beacon Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons provides a complete post-operative kit for your convenience.
In Your Kit
What It’s For:
*For patients undergoing IV Sedation
When should I be concerned?
Most surgery patients are unfamiliar with what normal post-operative recovery is and what is atypical. Here are a few things to look for:
Additional Instructions following surgery:
Wear your denture or partial until your adjustment appointment with your dentist. If absolutely necessary, you may remove your denture(s) briefly to rinse your mouth. Your denture should then be immediately replaced, or;
Have your denture or partial adjusted by your dentist before you wear it.
Following these instructions will assist you, but if you have questions about your progress, please call the office. It is our desire that your recovery be as smooth and pleasant as possible. Calling during office hours will allow a faster response, however, a 24-hour answering service is available for after hour’s contact with the doctor. If you anticipate needing more prescription pain medication prior to the weekend, please call the office on Friday before 2:00pm.