Surgical Instructions - Florida Oral Surgery

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One of Florida Oral Surgery’s services is wisdom tooth extraction, serving patients
from the Orlando, FL area.

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Before and After Oral Surgery

Before the Surgery

  • surgical instructions, referring dentist Please bring any referral slip from your referring dentist or physician.
  • before your procedure Please do not eat or drink anything for six to eight hours before your procedure.
  • before your oral surgery Please wear loose fitting comfortable clothing.
  • prior to oral surgery Please remove any contact lenses and all jewelry prior to surgery.
  • during your oral surgery procedure Please make sure that you bring a responsible adult with you who can wait in the waiting
  • oral surgery orlando room during your procedure and then drive you home afterwards.
  • list of medications Please bring a list of medications you are taking. Also, if you have asthma please bring your
  • wisdom teeth removal inhalers. If you are taking prednisone, please bring this medication with you.
  • patients who require antibiotic Patients who require antibiotic prophylaxis because of heart murmurs, artificial joints, the VP
  • oral surgery patients shunts, and artificial heart valves should take the appropriate antibiotic dosage one hour prior
  • prior oral surgery, wisdom tooth to surgery with a small sip of water.
  • medications prescribed Patients who are treated with heart medications, blood pressure medications, thyroid
  • medications, florida oral surgery medications, and gastric reflux / ulcer medications should take these medications as
  • oral surgeon, dr dewild prescribed without food and with small amounts of water.
  • on vacation orlando, wisdom teeth infection Patients with diabetes should discuss pre-op instructions with Dr. DeWild.


It is always helpful to have your medical and dental insurance information with you, as well as any required insurance forms.

After the Surgery

In order to avoid removing a blood clot or having a dry socket:

  • after oral surgery, do not drinkDO NOT drink through a straw for the first 24 hours after surgery.
  • do not smokeDO NOT smoke for the first 24 hours.
  • do not spitDO NOT spit for the first 24 hours.
  • after leaving the office30 minutes after leaving the office, remove gauze.
  • disney vacation orlando, dentistEat only soft, cold food for 24 hours after surgery.
  • vacation teeth problemsEat soft, cold or warm foods for 2 - 3 days after surgery.
  • if it hurtsLet pain be your guide, if it hurts DO NOT eat it
  • in pain on vacation, central florida24 hours after surgery start warm salt water rinses 4 - 5 times a day.
  • ice packs, oral surgeryIf you are given ice packs, apply for 20 minutes on and off for 24 hours as needed.

Pain and Medications: Unfortunately, most oral surgery is accompanied by some degree of discomfort. Take the pain medication prescribed as directed and according to protocol, if general anesthesia was administered. If the extraction(s) were performed without general anesthesia, take the pain medication immediately. If you do not achieve adequate pain relief, please call our office for further instructions.

Call us today at 407.330.3250 or contact us today to schedule your appointment!