After Fracture

  • Rinse with warm salt water daily
  • Drink plenty of water/ Gatorade/ Fluids with a straw
  • When drinking fluids do it slowly
  • Use Protein drinks like Ensure or Boost – a high calorie liquid diet is important
  • Shower only…no bathing or swimming
  • Keep lips moist with Vaseline, Chap Stick or any other lip moisturizer
  • Apply cold compress I ice for the first 24 hours from surgery only Take all of your prescribed medications
  • You will need to buy a small wire cutter in case of an emergency

Please follow these instructions carefully If you have any questions of a emergency please call our office.