Entries by Peter Thompson

After tooth extraction

Do not rinse your mouth out with any mouthwash or any other liquids for 24 hours after the extraction as this will disturb the blood clot and delay healing. If bleeding occurs bite on soft gauze or clean towel for 15-20 minutess until it stops. Do take painkillers advised by your dentist when required (do […]

Gum disease

Plaque as explained above also attacks your gums causing gingivitis – gum disease. You may have gum disease if you notice bleeding gums, swollen red gums, bad breath or bad taste in your mouth. Gum disease is reversible if you have it treated early enough and you follow the oral hygiene instructions given by your […]