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How can I control my pain after hemisection dental surgery?

Your dentist will give you instructions on how to control pain following hemisection dental surgery. He or she may order a prescription medication to relieve pain or suggest an over-the-counter medication for pain relief. Many dentists recommend a combination of prescription and over-the-counter pain medications. Make sure that you understand your dentist's instructions for pain control and follow them exactly for best results. If the medication does not relieve your pain following hemisection surgery, call your dentist.

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