After Placement of Dental Implants
Ha ku dhibin boogta. Avoid rinsing, spitting, or touching the wound on the day of surgery. There will be a metal healing abutment protruding through the gingival (gum) tissue.
Qaar ka mid ah dhiig ama guduud ka candhuufta waa caadi mudo ah 24 saacadood. Excessive bleeding (your mouth fills up rapidly with blood) can be controlled by biting on a gauze pad placed directly on the bleeding wound for 30 minutes. If bleeding continues call for further instructions.
Barar waa dhacdo caadi ah qalitaanka ka dib,. Si loo yareeyo bararka, apply an ice bag, or a plastic bag, or towel filled with ice on the cheek in the area of surgery. Apply the ice, as much as possible, for the first24 hours.Thirty-six hours following surgery, the application of moist heat to the sides of the face is beneficial in reducing the swelling.
Cab cabitaano badan. Iska ilaali cabitaanada ama cuntooyinka kulul. cunto jilicsan oo cabitaanno ah waa in la cunaa maalinta qalliinka. Ku noqo cunto caadi ah sida ugu dhakhsaha badan haddii aan si kale lagu faray.
Waa in aad bilaabi qaadashada daawooyinka xanuunka sida ugu dhaqsaha badan aad dareento suuxinta degaanka xiran off. Waayo, xanuun meel dhexaad ah, 1 ama 2 Tylenol ama 1 Tylenol Xoog dheeraad ah waxaa laga yaabaa in 3-4 saacadood kasta. Ibuprofen (Advil or Motrin) laga yaabaa in lagu qaaday halkii Tylenol. Ibuprofen, bought over the counter comes in 200 mg tablets: 2-3 kaniini laga qaadi karaa 4-6 saacadood kasta sida loogu baahan yahay xanuunka. Waayo, xanuun aad u daran, daawada laguu qoray waa in la qaato sida lagu faray. Do not take any of the above medication if you are allergic, or have been instructed by your doctor not to take it.
Be sure to take the prescribed antibiotics as directed to help prevent infection.
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. Warm salt water rinses (teaspoon of salt in a cup of warm water) should be used at least 4-5 times a day, as well, especially after meals. Brushing your teeth and the healing abutments is no problem. Be gentle initially with brushing the surgical areas.
Ka dhig jimicsiga in ugu yaraan si degdeg ah ka dib markii qaliin. Haddii aad tixgelinayso inaad jimicsi, taagan ama dhiig laga yaabaa inuu dhaco. Haddii ay taasi dhacdo, waa in aad joojin jimicsiga. Keep in mind that you are probably not taking normal nourishment. This may weaken you and further limit your ability to exercise.
Wearing your Prosthesis
Partial dentures, flippers, or full dentures may be used immediately after surgery. This was discussed in the pre-operative consultation.