Yes, periodontal surgery procedures are safe when performed by a skilled and experienced professional. At Mt. Zion Periodontics, we adhere to strict safety protocols to ensure the well-being of our patients throughout the treatment process.
While some discomfort is normal after periodontal surgery, our team takes measures to minimize pain and ensure a comfortable experience. Dental sedation options are available to help you relax during your procedure, and we provide detailed aftercare instructions to support your recovery.
The recovery period varies depending on the specific procedure and the individual's healing capacity. Most patients can resume normal activities within a few days to a week after periodontal surgery. Our team will provide you with detailed post-operative instructions to promote a smooth and speedy recovery.
After certain periodontal surgical procedures, you may need to follow a soft or liquid diet for a few days to allow for proper healing. We will provide you with dietary guidelines to ensure a smooth recovery and to promote the best possible healing outcomes.
Dental sedation is available as an option for most periodontal surgical procedures to help you feel relaxed and comfortable during treatment. Our team will discuss the various sedation options available and work with you to determine the best approach for your needs and preferences.
Before your periodontal surgery, our team will provide you with specific pre-operative instructions to ensure a smooth and successful procedure. These may include fasting for a certain period before surgery and arranging for a friend or family member to drive you home if you opt for dental sedation.