||No rinsing or spitting, no straws or smoking for the first 24 hours.
||Apply ice pack 15 minutes on, 15 minutes off for 24 hours only.
||Warm salt water rinses starting tomorrow (4 times daily, For one week, after meals and at bedtime). (1/2 tsp. salt for 8 ounces of water).
||Soft foods and plenty of fluids today.
||You can eat normally tomorrow (as you can tolerate).
||Replace your gauze pad every 30 minutes only if there is active bleeding
||Do not lie down or go to sleep with guaze in your mouth (lie down with a pillow under your head).
||Do not drink alcohol or drive auto for the rest of the day (if you have had intravenous anesthesia) or while taking pain pills.
||Call the office if there are any questions or difficulties or visit our website: optimumoralsurgery.com
||If you have an emergency and need to speak with the Doctor, call: (856)778-8686 for Voorhees or (856)778-8686 for Moorestown. If the office is closed you can contact Dr. Chad E. Rebhun by calling his emergency number at (856) 335-5280 or Dr. Chad E. Rebhun by calling his emergency number at (617) 942-0563. Please leave a voice mail with your name, the nature of the emergency and your phone number and the Dr. will then return your call.