ADA Accessibility Information


Request Appointment
Blog Arrowhead Facebook Arrowhead Google Arrowhead Yelp Arrowhead YouTube Arrowhead Angies List
18555 N 79th Ave Suite A-103
Glendale, AZ 85308-8370

Call Now! (623) 738-2564

picture of Covid 19update

Recovering from Oral Surgery

Posted on 7/20/2016 by Dr. Michael Allard
A woman feeling pain after her oral surgery.Though the results of oral surgery are often highly desired and can be a reason for relief, or even excitement, the process of going through surgery and recovering from it, never brings feelings of cheer. There will be pain. Before you leave our office, we will advise you on the best ways to mitigate the uncomfortable healing, stave off infection, and increase the odds of successful results.

The information that we will send you home with may include the following:

•  Take it easy - Don't try to return to work or fulfill obligations until you are absolutely ready. In most cases this may be a day or two, sometimes longer.
•  Take the prescribed medication - If you are prescribed an antibacterial, be sure to take it completely and as prescribed. If you are prescribed a painkiller, take the minimum amount necessary as needed.
•  Use Caution - The first day or two, be cautious of your wound site. Be careful to not cause any damage. Do not use straws for drinking as the sucking motion can cause wounds to open and induce bleeding. Eat only soft foods and avoid the site as possible.
•  Cleaning the site - By the second day, you should be able to begin gently cleaning the area. We first recommend gargling salt water. This will wash out any debris and excessive bacteria, it will also induce a healing response from your tissue.
•  Look for anything that seems unusual - If bleeding seems to be excessive contact our office immediately or seek medical attention. If the pain does not seem to subside after multiple days, contact our office or seek medical attention.

If you begin to run a fever, contact our office immediately or seek medical attention. Look for signs that seem out of place or unusual to you, you know your body best.
Have Additional Questions? Call Now: (623) 738-2564
Ready to Schedule your Appointment? Click Here!
Socialize With Us
Arrowhead Facebook Arrowhead Google Arrowhead Yelp Arrowhead YouTube Arrowhead Angies List
ABOMS logo
Contact Us

Dr. Michael Allard
18555 N 79th Ave, Suite A-103
Glendale, AZ 85308-8370
New Patients: (623) 738-2564
Current Patients: (623) 412-0310
About Us
Dr. Michael Allard has been delivering outstanding care in oral and maxillofacial surgery here in Arizona since 2000. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Glendale, AZ, Dr. Allard manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions.
Featured Services
•  Bone Grafting
•  Facial Trauma
•  Jaw Surgery
•  Pre-Prosthetic Surgery
•  Sedation
•  Wisdom Teeth
Copyright © 2015-2021 Arrowhead Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and WEO Media (Touchpoint Communications LLC). All rights reserved.  Sitemap | Links
Arrowhead Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 18555 N. 79th Avenue #103
Glendale, AZ 85308 - (623) 738-2564 - - 2/26/2021 - Page Keywords: oral surgeon Glendale AZ - oral surgeon Glendale AZ -