Thursday, September 12, 2013

New Jersey Dentist

Care of Mouth After Tooth Extraction
Immediately following your extraction, keep pressure on the extraction site by firmly biting on gauze for 30-40 minutes. If bleeding continues, replace the gauze square, repeating if necessary, until the bleeding stops.

A moist tea bag can also be used to control bleeding. Wet the tea bag with tap water, squeeze out the excess, and bite firmly on the bag for 30-40 minutes. Use only black tea - herbal teas are not effective.

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