Post-Op Instructions

After Periodontal Scaling
Now that you have had periodontal scaling it is time to take care of the supporting ligaments and tissues by using great homecare to prevent a relapse. Following the procedure you want to follow these basic instructions:

  • Rinse with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt to 8 oz glass of warm water)
  • Take Ibuprofen (anti-inflammatory), not aspirin which will cause more bleeding **unless previously directed by your physician
  • Most importantly FLOSS, FLOSS, FLOSS, and brush daily
  • Keep your follow-up appointments so that your dental health can be assessed and the frequency of your visits can be determined

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