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Implant Preparation & After care

Implant Preparation & After care

You may be given 3 prescriptions at your implant consultation:

  • Clindamycin 150mg. – take 2 tabs 1 hour prior to surgery unless directed otherwise by Dr. Ranucci.
  • Peridex Oral Rinse – Brush & Floss your teeth very well and Rinse with ½ capful of Peridex right before you leave for your appointment.
  • Percocet or Other Pain Medication – This is a pain prescription and can be taken AFTER your procedure as needed for pain. Please note: Pain Medication or (Percocet) tends to irritate the stomach so please eat something, even if its yogurt & a glass of milk before taking the medication. No driving, drinking alcohol or operating machinery when taking these pain medications. Always check with your physician before mixing or switching up medications.

After your implants are placed:

  • If you leave our office with gauze, take it out 30 min. after you leave our office.
  • Soft foods / soft diet for 2 days. Try to chew on the opposite side of the implant site.
  • Continue with the ½ capful of Peridex rinse 3 times a day.
  • Continue to take the Clindamycin 3 times a day (every 8 hours) until finished.
  • Please take the Percocet as needed for pain (with food).
  • You will need to schedule a follow up visit with our office 1 week after the procedure.

** If you had a Sinus Lift with your Implant surgery, please try not to blow your nose. If you must blow your nose, do it very gently.

Please call our office if you are unsure about something or have any questions, 973-746-3466.

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