Hygiene recommendations following a gum graft
- For the first week after the gum graft, it is recommended to use the prescription mouthwash only.
- During the second week, you must dip a cotton swab in the mouthwash and gently dab the grafted area
- During the 3rd week, you can start gently brushing the grafted area;
- The fourth week is a return to normal brushing and flossing.