Home Care Instructions in Denver, CO

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Home Care Instructions

Dr. Thurman and his team will always offer you a wide range of modern dentistry and compassionate dental care.
Our office will remain a safe place for your concerns. We look forward to your visit at Dental Elements!

Do not eat or drink anything (including water) for 8 hours prior to your appointment If you take routine medications, continue to take them with a small sip of water

Recent studies have shown that taking a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug such as ibuprofen (Motrin®, Advil®, Nuprin®) together with acetaminophen 

Some teeth are extracted because they are severely decayed; others may have advanced periodontal disease, or have broken in a way that cannot be repaired

It is not uncommon for a tooth to be uncomfortable or even exhibit a dull ache immediately after receiving root canal therapy. This should subside within one week.

Crowns and bridges can usually be completed in one appointment using modern CAD/CAM technology. During this visit, the teeth are prepared and a custom piece of porcelain

Smoking nicotine or marijuana can triple the failure rate of the implant. Avoid all smoking for the first month following the implant surgery. After 24 hours, rinse with warm

Standards of good oral hygiene are critical for the success and functionality of the implants and restoration. The best way to prevent infection and ensure healing is to keep 

When an anesthetic has been used, your lips and tongue may be numb for several hours after the appointment. Avoid hot beverages and chewing until
Professional dental cleanings (dental prophylaxis) are usually performed by Dental Hygienists. Your cleaning appointment will include a dental exam and the following:
Follow these guidelines to care for your temporary crowns and veneers while your permanent ones are being made: Avoid chewing any hard or sticky foods on the teeth
Post-operative Exercises should be completed twice daily for four weeks after frenum release surgery. Suggested Exercises 1. Stretch the surgical area

Smoking nicotine or marijuana can triple the failure rate of the grafting procedure. Avoid all smoking for one month before and one month after the graft procedure.

I had a long overdue deep cleaning, root canal/crown, AND fillings within a month. Dr. Thurman, Morgan, Kathy and staff were very attentive and kind with not ONLY the procedures and explanations but with checking up on me after the root canal. Also great at helping me figure out my insurance coverage and payments. Dental Elements is GREAT.

- Steve

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