HOME CARE INSTRUCTIONS

Instructions After Fillings

  • You will remain numb for approximately 2-4 hours. 

  • The tooth/teeth may remain sensitive to hot, cold, and biting pressure for 8 weeks.

  • After 48 hours, if your bite feels high, please call our office at 803.548.4353 for a short appointment to have your bite adjusted.

  • You may take Ibuprofen products for pain: 400-600 mg every 4 hours, not to exceed 2400 mg in 24 hours, if your medical doctor permits you to take these medications. 

  • For additional pain relief, you may alternate Ibuprofen and regular strength Tylenol every 4 hours. Do not take Aspirin products.