What is Oral surgery?
Oral surgery refers to any surgical procedure performed in or around your mouth and jaw, conventionally by a dental expert who’s educated to perform a certain set of oral surgeries.
The bleeding, swelling, and pain after oral surgery are normal because of that there is some limit in the food you can chew and swallow. You should only take soft foods after such a procedure.
Here are some choices what you can eat after such a procedure
-you can drink cool liquids beverages such as coffee, soda, and tea. Beverages should be non carbonated and nonalcoholic.
-juices of fruits and vegetables
-shakes and protein drinks.
-do not use a straw while taking drinks it disturbs the blood clots.
You can take soups from meats and soft vegetables with broth, But avoid soups with a large piece of vegetables or meat.
3)Grains and bread
You can eat grains and soft bread such as:-
-mushy beans and peas
-muffins and doughnuts
4)vegetables and fruit
well-cooked vegetables and canned fruits such as:-
-applesauce and baked apple
-creamed potatoes, beet, spinach, canned carrot
-scrambled eggs, fish, meatloaf…..
-Plain ice cream
Care after oral surgery
-bleeding is there for 2 hours after surgery and it continues for 24 hours at the surgery site.
– To control bleeding keep biting on gauze/cotton for 40-45 minutes.
-Do not rinse your mouth, spit or drink through a straw for 24 hours.
-don’t do brush on the surgical site for 24 hours.
-avoid hot, spicy and hard crunchy food for 24-48 after surgery.
-no smoking, no alcoholic drinks and carbonated drinks for 7 days.
-pain after surgery is normal when the anaesthetic effect is gone.to relive this pain take the prescribed medications by your dentist.
-the soreness and discomfort may persist for 3-5 days at the surgical site after surgery.
-swelling may be there on surgical site for 5-7 days that’s normal to reduce the swelling apply an ice pack on the surgical site
-after 2-3 days gently rinse your mouth with salt in a glass of water.
-if sutures are placed then come back after 7 to 10 days for suture removal.
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