Initial Days After Dental Implant Surgery
The immediate post-surgery period requires attention to specific factors to promote healing and minimize discomfort.
- 1. Mild Discomfort and Swelling :
It’s normal to experience mild discomfort and swelling, Dr. Khaled Al Sayed recommends over-the-counter pain relievers and prescribed medications to manage any post-operative discomfort.
Applying ice packs as directed can help reduce swelling.
- 2. Rest and Avoidance of Strenuous Activities :
Rest is crucial during the initial days, Strenuous activities should be avoided to facilitate the body’s natural healing process.
Dr. Khaled Al Sayed advises patients to take it easy and prioritize recovery.
- 3. Soft Diet and Proper Oral Hygiene :
Adopting a soft diet and maintaining proper oral hygiene is essential, Dr. Khaled Al Sayed provides dietary guidelines, ensuring patients consume foods that are gentle on the healing implants.
Gentle brushing and the use of prescribed rinses support a clean and healthy recovery.