Sinus Instructions

Because of the close relationship to the sinus, many times when a tooth is extracted, it will leave a communication between the mouth and the sinus. This was the situation in your case. It is important for you to follow these instructions:

  • Take all prescription medication
  • Do not cause any pressure to your nose Refrain from blowing your nose for 6 to 8 weeks
  • Try not to sneeze if needed open mouth and do not pinch nose.
  • Do not smoke or use a straw
  • Eat soft foods for several days chewing on the opposite side as much as possible
  • Do not rinse mouth vigorously for several days
  • It is not uncommon to have slight bleeding from nose

If you have any questions please call our office