ORAL SURGERY FAQS

Q:How long will I be out of school or work?

A: It all depends on the type of surgery usually no more than 3 days, but we will review that on a patient to patient basis.

Q: Why am I more swollen on one side of my face than I am the other side and how long will it last?

A: The extraction site(s) may be more difficult on one side than it is on the other. The swelling expands over the first three days and then will decrease rapidly.

Q: How long will the bleeding continue?

A: The bleeding will occur off and on anywhere from 24- 48 hours.