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After your wisdom tooth extraction, Dr. J. Darrell Steele will provide you with a set of instructions that should be followed to reduce your risk of complications following oral surgery on wisdom teeth.
For Coppell, Texas, Dr. Steele regularly performs tooth extractions and advises patients to:
You may experience some bleeding, swelling, discomfort, or discoloration following wisdom tooth extractions. These are all perfectly normal physical reactions to the surgery. Bleeding can be controlled by biting down on gauze pads and limiting physical activity, while swelling may be managed with ice packs.
Any discomfort may be reduced with Tylenol or ibuprofen tablets, taken every four to six hours. For more severe pain, prescription medication may be taken.
Dr. Steele performs oral surgery on wisdom teeth for Coppell, Texas patients. If you have had a tooth extraction at our office and are experiencing severe or unexplainable symptoms, call our office to alert Dr. Steele and receive further instructions.
Dr. J. Darrell Steele, an oral surgeon in Coppell, Texas, serves patients from Grapevine, Carrollton, Lewisville, and Irving. We are looking forward to welcoming you to our office and encourage you to schedule your appointment today!