Can I use Listerine after bone graft?

Can I use Listerine after bone graft?

Can I use Listerine after bone graft?

Listerine, Viadent, and any other potentially caustic agent can RUIN your bone grafting procedure, if contaminated, and require a replacement bone graft. Doctor and our staff will reiterate this with you at, during, and after your bone graft surgical procedure.

When can I use mouthwash after bone graft?

Oral hygiene is very important following a bone grafting surgery. Do not rinse your mouth or brush your teeth in the area of your surgery until the day after surgery. The next day you may rinse your mouth with the prescription mouthwash, Peridex, twice a day, in the morning and the evening before bedtime.

How do you clean your mouth after a bone graft?

Keeping your mouth clean after surgery is essential to reduce the risk of infection. Start salt water rinses the day following your procedure. Use teaspoon of salt dissolved in an 8 ounce glass of warm water and gently rinse with portions of the solution, taking five minutes to use the entire glassful.

Can I use Listerine after dental implant?

Good oral hygiene is essential to good healing. The night of surgery rinse with warm salt water (teaspoon of salt in a cup of warm water); do not use mouth rinses such as Scope or Listerine. The day after surgery warm salt water rinses should be used at least 4-5 times a day, especially after meals.

Can I use mouthwash after implant surgery?

Do not use any mouth wash during any part of the healing process. You may rinse with warm salt water if desired. Your doctor will let you know when you can rinse with mouthwash. It is highly recommended to discontinue smoking after any implant procedure.

Can you rinse with peroxide after a bone graft?

Begin gently rinsing with warm salt water or a diluted hydrogen peroxide solution the day after your surgery. Ice the area (outside the cheek) 20 minutes on and 20 minutes off. Brush your teeth normally, but be careful of the site, and try to chew on the opposite side of your mouth.

When can you use Listerine after a tooth extraction?

Do not use mouth wash, Listerine, peroxide or other oral rinses for the first 3-4 weeks. Do not smoke for at least 4-5 days after your procedure since it is very detrimental to the healing process.

Can you use mouthwash after Apicoectomy?

Mouthwash that does NOT contain alcohol may be used. Starting tomorrow, rinse with warm salt water (one teaspoon of salt to 8oz. of warm water) as often as possible. Continue this rinsing for one week.

Can you use mouthwash after implant surgery?

Do not use any mouth wash during any part of the healing process. You may rinse with warm salt water if desired. Your doctor will let you know when you can rinse with mouthwash. It is highly recommended to discontinue smoking after any implant procedure.

How long should I use chlorhexidine mouthwash after implant surgery?

Rinsing. Avoid rinsing the mouth for 24 hours after surgery. It may disturb the clot. If you have been given a prescription for chlorhexidine gluconate (Peridex™), saturate a gauze pad and place over the surgical site for 1 minute, twice daily, for 7–10 days.

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