Full mouth debridement total recovery expectancy is 6 to 12 weeks. For complete recovery, it may take longer due to the severity, size, location, and the debridement method used. Your dentist will provide you with thorough at-home care instructions to ensure your healing process recovery time is quick.
Proper wound care is essential. It would be best if you ate healthy because your body needs the nutrients to heal. Smoking should be avoided since it makes it difficult for nutrients and oxygen to heal the wound. Smoking will significantly slow down the healing process. It is important to go to all of the follow-up appointments that your doctor recommends. Your dentist needs to check the wound periodically to make sure it is healing correctly.
There are risk complications with debridement such as irritation, bleeding, allergic reaction, bacterial infection, and damages to surrounding healthy tissues. Please pay attention to your wound and if you suspect that there is an infection, then contact your doctor immediately. The infection includes increasing pain, swelling, redness, excessive bleeding, bad odor, chills, fever, or nausea.
If your wound is not getting better, it is best to seek attention right away to remove dead or infected tissues. Do not wait for your pain out before it worsens. For further information, give us a call to schedule an appointment.