How should I care for my mouth after hemisection dental surgery?

The most important thing about caring for your mouth after hemisection dental surgery is to avoid chewing on the affected tooth until your stitches are removed. Chewing on the tooth can dislodge the stitches and cause bleeding. Your dentist may also ask you to rinse your mouth each day with a germ killing mouthwash to prevent infection. Make sure to ask your dentist if you have any questions about mouth care following your hemisection procedure.

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