Dr. Krakora’s Surgical Instructions

surgical instructions from dr. krakora before oral surgery

What you need to know before oral surgery.

Before arriving to your scheduled surgery, it is important to be aware of any surgical instructions you must follow before and after a procedure. Each link below provides detailed instructions you must abide by in order to proceed with surgery. Please contact Dr. Krakora for any additional questions.
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Before Intravenous (I.V.) Anesthesia

Before undergoing any oral surgery procedure using intravenous (I.V.) anesthesia sedation, you must read through the proper instructions and guidelines.
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After Dental Implant Surgery

Avoid rinsing, spitting, or touching the surgical site after surgery. Learn what else to expect after the procedure by reading our complete list of instructions.
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After Wisdom Teeth Removal

Minimize unnecessary pain and the possibility of infection and swelling by carefully following these guidelines for wisdom teeth removal.
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After Exposure of an Impacted Tooth

In order to minimize swelling, apply ice to the cheek on the area of surgery. Also, do not disturb the wound to ensure proper healing. If surgical packing was placed, make sure to leave it alone, but do not get alarmed if it falls out.
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After Extractions

After a tooth extraction, it’s important for a blood clot to form in order to stop the bleeding and begin the healing process. That’s why we ask you to bite on a gauze pad for 30-45 minutes after the appointment.
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