Dental Emergency

Dental Emergency

Dental Emergency If experiencing a dental emergency after hours, please call our office number: 212-982-5883 and follow the prompts. During office hours, immediate attention will be given to your situation, and you will be seen as soon as possible. If you are...
Care For Tooth Extractions

Care For Tooth Extractions

Care For Tooth Extractions   Within the first 24 hours: Bite firmly on a gauze pad for at least 30 minutes and as long as necessary to deal with the heavy oozing that is normal after an extraction. Insert a clean gauze pad after one hour if there is profuse...
Care Following Root Canal Surgery

Care Following Root Canal Surgery

Instructions For Root Canal   For the next 30 minutes, do not eat or drink anything. You have a temporary filling that takes about 1/2 hour to harden. Please do not feel around your tooth with your tongue. If any prescriptions were given, please have them filled...
Care Following Implant Surgery

Care Following Implant Surgery

Care For Implant Surgery Post-Operative Instructions If you received anesthesia, do not eat or chew until the numbness has subsided. DO NOT rinse with warm salt water. The doctor has given you a prescription rinse containing chlorhexidine, an antibacterial medicine to...
Care For Dentures

Care For Dentures

Post-Operative CareĀ For Dentures You may have discomfort for a few days after receiving your final dentures or partials. Dentures and partials will often need several adjustments in order to fit comfortably. To help adjust to your dentures you can practice reading...
Care For Scaling And Root Planing

Care For Scaling And Root Planing

Care For Scaling and Root Planing   If you received anesthesia, do not eat or chew until the numbness has subsided. Wait two hours after your procedure before eating, and eat only soft food for the first 48 hours (ideally, for 72 hours). Until healing has...

Invisalign Instructions

Invisalign Instructions What You Should Do Use your fingers to put your aligners place. First place the aligners over your front teeth, and then use your fingers to push the aligner down gently over your molars. When aligners are correctly inserted, they will fit all...
Care For Dental Crowns And Bridges

Care For Dental Crowns And Bridges

Dental Crowns And Bridges Temporary Dental Crowns If you received anesthesia, do not eat or chew until the numbness has subsided. Avoid chewing for at least a half-hour. Avoid eating hard or sticky foods, such as chewing gum, and chew on the opposite side of the mouth...