Patient Homecare Instructions
General Guidelines for all procedures:
Carefully follow all guidelines provided by Dr. Couri and his staff and most importantly practice good oral hygiene. Additional instructions following various types of treatment are listed below. Please click on the below topics for detailed instructions.
Avoid eating on the surgical site. Foods should be mainly soft and avoid hard or crunchy foods, foods with small seeds, and popcorn and chips. Refer to the food suggestion page below.
In the event of an emergency, please call our office. If you are experiencing a serious or life threatening emergency, please call 911 or visit the nearest emergency room.
Food Suggestions After Periodontal Procedures
Instructions Following Scaling and Root Planing
Instructions Following Periodontal Surgery
Instructions Following LANAP Laser Therapy
Instructions Following Pinhole Surgical Technique
Instructions Following Periodontal Surgery with Osseous Grafting or Implants
Instructions Following Tissue Grafting
Instructions Following Extractions
Instructions Following Extractions with Osseous Grafting
Instructions Following Crown Lengthening
Instructions Following Direct Sinus Lift