Cool the external treatment area as soon as possible after the operation to help prevent pain and swelling.
If your dentist has prescribed medicine, start taking it as directed right away.
In the first few hours after the operation, you should not use an oral rinse as it may cause bleeding. However, you may sip water.
While the implant is healing in your mouth, it may have a “healing cap” or a temporary tooth replacement. A healing cap is placed on the implant to allow your mouth to heal. Avoid chewing anything hard on the side where the implant was placed. This will help the implant to heal safely in preparation for the next step of your treatment.