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After a dental extraction, it is important to properly care for the extraction site to prevent complications and ensure a quick recovery. Here are some tips for taking care of your teeth after a dental extraction:

1. After the dental extraction, it is important to rest for at least 24 hours to avoid excessive bleeding or additional discomfort. Avoid engaging in physical activities or intense sports during this time.

2. Apply ice to the extraction site for 10-15 minutes every hour during the first 24 hours after the extraction. This will help reduce swelling and pain.

3. Your dentist will prescribe pain medication to control the pain after the extraction. Take the pain medication as directed and do not take it on an empty stomach.

4. During the first few days after the extraction, avoid hard and hot foods such as nuts, candies, coffee, and tea. Opt for soft and cold foods such as yogurt, ice cream, mashed potatoes, and cold soups.

5. After the dental extraction, brush your teeth carefully, avoiding the extraction site. Do not rinse your mouth vigorously, as this may dislodge the blood clot that forms in the extraction site and cause more bleeding.

6. Schedule a follow-up appointment with your dentist so they can check the extraction site and ensure that you are recovering properly.


The Global Dent Dental Clinic located in Villeray, Hochelaga, and Ste-Julie is the perfect place to receive quality care for your teeth and smile. We offer a wide range of dental services, including preventive and cleaning treatments, bite correction, and dental whitening. We also offer emergency services to help alleviate pain and protect your dental health.

Our team of highly qualified dentists is dedicated to providing you with high-quality treatment and helping you maintain a healthy and radiant smile. Among our services, we have dental restoration, dental aesthetics, dental prosthetics, periodontics, dental implants, orthodontics, endodontics, professional cleaning, and emergency services.

At the Global Dent dental center, we are committed to serving all people living in Montreal and Rive-Sud. If you need an appointment or have a dental emergency, do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you. We hope to see you soon at the Global Dent Dental Clinic!


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