Advice for the Kids after Minor Surgery

- Take Advil, Tylenol or Atasol every 4 to 6 hours to calm the pain.

- Bite down on a cotton pad for about 1 hour.

- If there is inflammation, apply ice to the area for 10 minutes then remove for 10 minutes, alternate this for 3 to 4 hours.

- Do dot rinse your mouth for 24 hours, the following day rinse slowly multiple times with warm salty water and do this for a few days.

- Stop smoking for as long as possible to avoid infection.

- Avoid eating and drinking until the anesthesia wears off.

- Avoid touching the area with your tongue or fingers.

- If there is excessive bleeding, bite down on a humid tea bag for a few minutes, or call our office at 418.759-3640.