Following these instructions will result in fewer complications and make your recovery period easier.
Failure to follow these instructions could result in unnecessary pain, or delay in healing. Following surgery, your jaws may be together initially with wires followed by elastics. A period of 6 weeks is usually required for initial bone healing
We prefer that you call our office first rather than your own dentist or family doctor, however, if you are experiencing severe bleeding or breathing problems requiring immediate attention, please proceed to the nearest Emergency Department or call 911.