Post Operative Instructions for Biopsies in Mouth

  • Do not touch or play with sutures with your tongue. Use cautious brushing for the first two days. After day two, resume normal brushing and brush teeth.
  • If re-absorbable, sutures will fall out in 5-7 days after suture placement.
  • Avoid crunchy/hard foods until sutures dissolve and fall out.
  • Oral antibiotics are usually not necessary.
  • Notify Dr. Schultz if there is extreme bleeding, swelling, redness, or pain.
  • Dr. Schultz will call you with biopsy results.

Call during business hours if you have any questions at Dr. Charles J Schultz, Southeast Dental Group, PC Phone Number 907-586-9586.

After hours an emergency contact number is found on the office recording.

 Dr. Charles Schultz, DDS, OMFS
2220 Dunn St.  Juneau,AK 99801
(907) 586-9586 (phone)  (907) 586-9484 (fax)