Small amounts of blood in the saliva can make your saliva appear quite red. This is normal and may be noticed the rest of the day after the procedure.
Moderate discomfort may be noticed when the anesthetic first wears off, and may continue for several days.Swelling: Some swelling and discoloration of the lip and/or cheek may occur and may last for a few days.
Sensation: There may be a temporary loss of feeling in the gums in the operated area. The teeth may also feel loose for a time. The teeth may be sensitive to hot and cold temperatures.
Please call Dr. Walia if you have:
Excessive or severe bleeding
Excessive warm swelling occurring a few days after the procedure
Reactions to medications, especially rash, itching, or breathing problems. Following these instructions very closely will greatly help your comfort, and promote uneventful healing of the area. If any of the instructions are not followed, you might have significantly more discomfort, and the success of the procedure may be affected.