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Implant Post Operative Instructions

  • Do not brush on area around implant(s) for 2 WEEKS (Brush all other teeth!!!!). 

  • Resume normal brushing after this time period.

  • Rinse GENTLY 5-6 times per day with Listerine for 2 weeks - (No substitutes.)

  • Do not chew directly on the surgical site or have crunchy or seedy type foods for 2 weeks.

  • Take Antibiotics as prescribed until completely finished. 

  • Apply an ice pack to face over surgical site for 10-15 minutes repeatedly throughout the day of and day after surgery. 

  • No heavy exercise or lifting on the day of or day after the surgery.

  • If you have a flipper or temporary denture it should be worn 24 hours a day for the 1st 2 weeks. Remove it 5-6 times a day and gently rinse area with Listerine. Brush flipper or denture with a toothbrush and toothpaste and put back in immediately. If there is any discomfort wearing it, please contact us immediately to have it adjusted. 


If you have any problems or concerns, Dr. Farber can be reached at:


Emergency Number 

(716) 912-8686


Office Number

(716) 882-3777

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