908-241-0100 - Dr. Frank Carotenuto, DDS- 16 West Grant Ave, Roselle Park

Surgical Instructions

Before IV Sedation

You may not have anything to eat or drink (including water) for six (6) hours prior to the appointment. A responsible adult must accompany the patient to the office, remain in the office during the procedure, and take the patient home. The patient should not drive a...

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After Tooth Extraction

Surgical Instructions – After Tooth Extraction The amount of post-operative discomfort and swelling is related to the amount of surgery necessary to remove the tooth and the number of teeth removed. Wisdom teeth usually cause the most post – operative discomfort and...

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Other Complications

Surgical Instructions – Other Complications Nausea is common with the use of narcotic pain medication. If you have nausea discontinue any narcotics. Regular use of ibuprofen will decrease the need for narcotics and the likelihood of nausea. Slight elevation of...

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After Dental Implants

Many of the same instructions apply as for extractions please read them as wellDo not disturb the wound. Avoid rinsing, spitting, or touching the wound on the day of surgery. There may be a metal healing abutment protruding through the gingival (gum) tissue....

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