Amalgam  Restorations:

  1. Be careful with anesthetized area.
  2. Avoid eating for at least 1 hour; soft diet is recommended for the first 8 hours. Chew primarily on opposite side of mouth.
  3. With tooth-colored restorations, avoid staining beverages and smoking for the next 24 hours.
  4. To relive mild post operative discomfort, take over-the-counted pain medication as needed.
  5. You may experience temperature sensitivity (especially cold) for several days or weeks.
  6. Notify our office if you have continuous sensitivity that persists.