AFTER CARE INSTRUCTIONS FOR HYGIENE ACTIVE THERAPY
We’ve prepared instructions for the after care of Hygiene Active Therapy. If you are ever unsure of what to do, please call our office at 780-849-2233.
You have just had Hygiene Active Therapy done, here are a few things you should know:
Care to Ensure Success
You may experience some minor discomfort following your hygiene treatment. Please read and follow these instructions. They will help make you more comfortable.
Care of Your Mouth
Brush and floss gently as usual that night. Try hygiene implements recommended by your hygienist the next day.
If You Have Discomfort
Slide the floss gently between the teeth
Avoid snapping the floss through a tight space
Rub the floss up and down the sides of each tooth
Do not use a shoe-shine or see-saw motion
Avoid food like popcorn kernels, small seeds, nuts or crunchy chips that may get lodged under your gums.
Please do not smoke following your hygiene treatment. Tobacco smoke is an irritant to healing. Refrain from smoking for 24 hours or longer.
If you have any questions, concerns or are unsure of what to do,
do not hesitate to call our office (780) 849-2233