What should I do in case of sudden heavy bleeding?

Take a freshly washed cotton cloth (not a paper handkerchief!), tie a knot and press it on your wound for 20 minutes (pressure dressing). If bleeding does not stop, please contact us or an emergency dentist if not reached.

Slightly bloody saliva does not represent severe postoperative bleeding, but can be treated in the same manner. Please avoid any rinsing in the mouth, as it provokes the bleeding again.