Dr. Jake Sladky
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Please do not hesitate to ask questions – our goal is to make sure you are well informed, prepared, and satisfied with your experience at Sladky Family Dental.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions
  • You may be numb for several hours following the procedure. Avoid chewing in the area until numbness wears off.
  • Your gums and injection site may be sore for several days. If necessary, take Ibuprofen (Advil/Motrin) or acetaminophen (Tylenol) to minimize your discomfort.
  • You may experience temperature sensitivity for a few weeks. This should subside over time.
  • If temporary crown placed, avoid sticky or crunchy foods. Keep teeth clean by brushing and flossing, but be sure to pull the floss out towards your cheek so as not to pop the temporary off. Please call us if your temporary crown comes loose.
  • If permanent crown cemented, wait 24 hours before resuming normal use.
  • If your bite is high or doesn’t feel right once the numbness wears off, please let us know so we can re-evaluate it and address as needed.
  • You may be numb for several hours following the procedure.
  • Avoid chewing in the area until numbness wears off.
  • The injection and surgical sites may be sore for several days.
  • A small amount of bleeding, swelling, and discomfort is normal for the first 2-3 days.
  • Take Ibuprofen (Advil/Motrin) or acetaminophen (Tylenol) to minimize your discomfort.
  • Leave the surgical site alone for the first 48 hours except for swishing with warm salt water.
  • You may gently brush the area after the first 48 hours.
  • Avoid eating food which may become lodged in the surgical site – a soft diet is best for 3-4 days.
  • Avoid playing or disturbing any stitches.
  • You may be numb for several hours following the procedure. Avoid chewing in the area until numbness wears off.
  • Your gums and injection site may be sore for several days. If necessary, take Ibuprofen (Advil/Motrin) or acetaminophen (Tylenol) to minimize your discomfort.
  • You may experience temperature sensitivity for a few weeks. This should subside over time.
  • If your bite is high or doesn’t feel right once the numbness wears off, please let us know so we can re-evaluate it and address as needed.
  • Wear your appliance every night! It won’t protect your teeth if it is on your dresser.
  • It may take a few weeks to get used to it – excessive saliva and removing the appliance are a normal part of this process.
  • Keep your appliance away from pets – dogs love to chew on them.
  • Let us know if you develop any bite changes or if significant discomfort occurs in your jaw joint/muscles.
  • Care Instructions: Rinse your appliance with water after use. Brush with your toothbrush and mouth rinse (consistent use of toothpaste will wear the plastic). Use a dental acrylic (denture) cleaner 1-2 times per month to remove visible build-up.
  • Bring your appliance to your dental cleanings and we will clean it in our ultrasonic for you!
  • You may be numb for several hours following the procedure. Avoid chewing in the area until numbness wears off.
  • Your gums and injection site may be sore for several days. If necessary, take Ibuprofen (Advil/Motrin) or acetaminophen (Tylenol) to minimize your discomfort.
  • You will experience tenderness when chewing in this area for a few weeks.  
  • If your bite is high or doesn’t feel right once the numbness wears off, please let us know so we can re-evaluate it and address as needed.
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