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Scaling and Root Planing Post-Procedure Care

Instructions following scaling and root planing:

  1. DO NOT eat or drink anything for about (1) hour or until the numbness totally wears off.
  2. If you have any discomfort, take Advil or Tylenol; NO ASPIRIN
  3. Brush and floss twice a day using a soft toothbrush; change your tooth brush every three months.
  4. Use Listerine as your daily mouthwash.
  5. For the next few days, also rinse with warm water and salt. (1/2 teaspoons of salt dissolved in 8oz of warm water)

Questions or Concerns?

Any questions or concerns, please contact us at 718-268-5777. For emergencies, please call us at 718-268-5779.

Our office follows infection control recommendations made by the American Dental Association (ADA), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). We follow the activities of these agencies so that we are up-to-date on any new rulings or guidance that may be issued.

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