Tooth Extraction Post-Op Instructions

In this video, Amber, our dental assistant, explains the best course of home care after you have a tooth extracted at our office.

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Following a tooth extraction, it is important for a blood clot to form to stop the bleeding and to allow for the healing process to begin. We ask that you bite down on a gauze pad for 45 minutes following the procedure. If abnormal bleeding persists, please feel free to bite down on wet gauze for another 30 minutes. It is important to remember the four S’s: no smoking, spitting, sucking through a straw, and no soda. Please feel free to click the link below for a more detailed explanation of your post-op instruction sheet.

If you or someone you love is suffering from a severely damaged tooth, contact Dr. Victor C. Apel at Designing Smiles Dentistry in Melbourne for a free consultation to learn how tooth extractions can resolve your pain and prevent further harm. With innovative tooth replacement solutions like mini dental implants, our team will help you improve your long-term oral health and restore your function. Call now and let us help you feel like you again.

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Dr. Apel has been in practice in Melbourne since 1988. Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, he graduated from the University of Louisville’s School of Dental Medicine, a facility for training physicians and dentists. He maintained a successful private practice in Louisville for five years, but Florida’s pleasant climate and the promise of year-round outside activities brought the Apels to the sunshine state.

Dr. Apel is a member in good standing with the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the Brevard County Dental Society, the International Academy of Mini Dental Implants, and recently earned his fellowship with the International Dental Implant Association. He also maintains ongoing professional relationships with recognized researchers and clinicians.

Dr. Apel is dedicated to providing you with the latest proven treatment methods, participates regularly in courses and seminars and is now a Mini Implant Center of America (MDICA) providing you with revolutionary benefits of mini dental implant dentistry.

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