Procedure Category: Surgical Care

Instructions for Use of Oral Syringe Monroe and Charlotte

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Five days after your oral surgery procedure, you may begin using the oral syringe given following your surgery. Fill this syringe with either lukewarm water or a salt-water solution of ½ teaspoon of table salt to 8 oz. of warm water.

This syringe should be used after meals to help rinse away food that may become trapped in the extraction site.

Call our office in the Monroe and Charlotte area at (704) 291-7333 for any questions.

Post-Operative Care for Fractures Monroe and Charlotte

Patients who have had any form of sedation should not operate a motor vehicle the day of surgery. Good mouth care is essential. Rinse mouth beginning the day of surgery and continue to brush teeth carefully. Gently rinse mouth with a lukewarm salt-water solution (made by dissolving ½ teaspoon of table salt in an 8… Read more »

Frenectomy Aftercare Monroe and Charlotte

Depending on the site of your procedure, a frenectomy can prevent separation between your upper front teeth or improve a speech impediment. To get the full benefits of your surgery, it’s important that you recover fully and properly. The recommendations for recovery that Union Oral Surgery offers below apply to both a lingual frenectomy (under… Read more »

Exposure of Impacted Tooth Surgery Aftercare Monroe and Charlotte

Union Oral Surgery recommends that you not exert yourself following an impacted tooth procedure. Plan to go home and rest after your surgery as well as the day that follows. Even if you feel up to exercise or any other physical activity, it’s important to limit yourself. When your blood pressure increases, this can cause… Read more »

Care After Oral Surgery with Dentures Monroe and Charlotte

Following oral surgery with dentures, Monroe and Charlotte patients can take certain steps to support their recovery. Here, Union Oral Surgery offers guidelines to help improve comfort, speed healing, and make for healthier outcomes. While our practice provides a variety of procedures to improve the fit of dentures, the recommendations here are specific to care… Read more »

Multiple Teeth Removal Aftercare Monroe and Charlotte

Union Oral Surgery offers these guidelines for multiple teeth removal aftercare to help Monroe and Charlotte patients have the most comfortable experience and successful outcome possible. These recommendations are a useful but not exhaustive overview of what to expect following your procedure. We encourage you to contact us with any questions along the way. Typically,… Read more »

Tooth Extraction Aftercare Monroe and Charlotte

While having teeth removed is a common procedure, it’s important that you follow the guidelines for proper tooth extraction aftercare. Monroe and Charlotte patients typically need 3-5 days to heal from surgery. Take the time to rest after the procedure as well as the next day; surgery can take a lot out of you, and… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth Removal Aftercare Monroe and Charlotte

Union Oral Surgery offers these guidelines for wisdom teeth removal aftercare to our Monroe and Charlotte patients. If it’s your child who has had the procedure, please follow these recommendations to help keep him or her more comfortable after surgery. Usually, recovery after wisdom tooth removal takes 5-7 days. If your child is in school,… Read more »

Care After Sinus Lift Monroe and Charlotte

The following information applies when upper jawbone height or width have been lost. The graft is placed to help restore your jawbone in preparation for possible implant replacement of the missing tooth or teeth. You have had a sinus lift augmentation procedure in your upper jaw. This procedure regains lost bone height in the area… Read more »

Bone Grafting Aftercare Monroe and Charlotte

With proper bone grafting aftercare, Monroe and Charlotte patients can help grafts bond strongly with the surrounding jawbone. It’s this process that fortifies the bone, creates a more stable platform for tooth restorations, and returns form and function to the smile. The full bonding process can take 2-4 months, but your recovery from surgery should… Read more »