To Control Bleeding After Minor Oral Surgery

Some oozing and discoloration of saliva is normal. If bleeding continues, hold gauze in place for 30 minutes to 1 hour with constant firm pressure. If the bleeding does not stop, call your doctor.

  • Do not suck or spit
  • Do not use a straw when drinking
  • Do not smoke
  • Do not disturb the wound. This may start an infection, irritation and/or bleeding