Patient Instructions Following Scaling and Root Planning
Your treatment today included Scaling and Root Planning (deep cleaning). As a result of the therapy you may notice:
The discomfort you experience should not be severe or sharp and will subside in a few hours to a few days. Patients typically remark that by the 3rd day from treatment any discomfort is gone.
To reduce the symptoms
Toothbrushing and Flossing
If bleeding persists, swelling appears, or pain increases in intensity:
These symptoms are not normal and you need to call our office, Pflugerville Family Dentistry, at (512) 252-4746 during business hours. If the office is closed, our emergency line is (512)915-4453.