Facial Implants & Jaw Surgery Aftercare Information

Facial implants and contour surgery of the Jaw require a short recovery time of about one week. You should arrange an office visit one week after the procedure is done.

How you will feel

You may experience mild pain and swelling for the first few days.

What to do after the procedure

If incisions are made inside the mouth, cleanse the mouth with a warm salt water rinse 4-5 times daily. Do NOT use commercial mouth washes for one week. Mix a half spoon of salt in an 8 ounce glass of water and swish it inside your mouth a little at a time for five minutes.

Diet instructions

Resume your normal diet. Rest and nutrition are an essential part of healing.


Take the antibiotics, pain and swelling medications as instructed by Dr. Bahi.

Contact Information

It is our desire that your recovery be as smooth and pleasant as possible. Following these instructions will assist you, but if you have questions about your progress, please call the office at Surrey Office Phone Number 604-507-0514. Please try to call during office hours; however a 24-hour answering service is available for after hours contact with Dr. Bahi. For after hours please call Surrey Office Phone Number 604-507-0514 and then press 1 when the recording begins.