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Surgical Instructions
Post-Op Instructions - Amalgams (Silver Fillings)

You have just had a silver filling (amalgam) placed in your mouth. Please follow the instructions listed below.

·         If your mouth is numb, PLEASE BE CAREFUL.

·         Avoid eating or drinking, if possible, until the numbness goes away.

·         Do not eat hard, crunchy foods for 4-6 hours.

·         Sensitivity is NOT unusual.

·         Take aspirin or Tylenol for discomfort.

·         Do not floss the new filling for 24 hours.

 

If you have any questions or concerns, please call our office at 619-295-1512.