Follow these tips to make your recovery from an implant surgery quicker and more comfortable, and also to avoid complications from developing.
Light pressure for bleeding
Apply light pressure with a gauze pad to stop the bleeding, which usually ceases over the first 24 hours. You can also use a tea bag over the bleeding area to promote the formation of a blood clot.
Cold and warm packs for swelling
Cold packs to the jaw and cheek area can help control the swelling. As the area swelling subsides, switch to a warm compress to help with the swelling and blood circulation.
Rest for full recovery
You will need to rest after the dental implant surgery, to allow your body to go through the proper