Any kind of dental procedure you undergo is going to have some sort of side effects that come along with it.
The side effects that occur will depend entirely on the person and the kind of procedure that was carried out, as well as how it was carried out. Some patients are lucky enough to walk away with very few, whilst others may experience various issues and problems.
The Most Common Side Effects of Oral SurgeryProbably one of the most common side effects of oral surgery is pain. This is due to the swelling and healing that is going to occur.
In many cases, we will provide certain medication to our patients in order to help them manage the pain. There are also certain pieces of advice that patients should take, such as avoiding foods which can further help to aggravate the pain.
Other complications can arise from patients not taking care to avoid swelling by propping their head up on pillows. When lying down, it is important to be aware of how you're positioned so that the blood doesn't rush to the wound.
"Dry socket" is another issue that can occur after a tooth has been removed. Dry socket can be painful, but it does go away after one or two weeks. Bleeding is also a common side effect that usually occurs after the removal of a tooth.
We have many ways to ensure that these side effects are minimized. Many patients also want to know what the complications can be after they have had oral surgery.
If you would like to find out more, you can make sure to speak to us. We will be happy to guide you through the steps and what to expect after oral surgery.
If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please call us at (704) 255-5888 today.