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Eat soft and cold foods.
Take your antibiotics for the full prescribed duration.
Brush your surrounding teeth thoroughly.
Take over-the-counter pain medication if necessary.
Contact your oral surgeon if you are experiencing extreme pain.
Spit or rinse for 2-3 days, as that can disrupt blood clotting and the stability of the bone graft.
Touch, brush or floss the bone graft or sutures.
Smoke for a month, as this can disrupt blood clotting and healing.
Eat spicy, hot, or acidic foods.
Participate in intense physical activity for 2-3 days, since it can increase bleeding.
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