Post- Operative Supplements

We get many questions about how to get the best results with periodontal surgery and have compiled this list of suggestions. 

NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS:

To maximize your body’s healing potential, the following supplements are recommended

For at least 6 months post-operatively:

  • For all surgeries:
  • A daily multiple vitamin with minerals
  • Add these if you had implants, bone grafts or pocket reduction:
    • Strongly Recommended:
    • Calcium:  500 mg daily
    • Vitamin D3:  4000 IU daily
    • Vitamin K2 (MK7):  100mcg daily (made from Natto)
    • Vitamin C: 500mg 2 times daily (time release)
  • Additional Supplements:
    • Hydrolyzed collagen powder: 2 times daily
    • Omega 3 Oil: 1g daily
    • B Complex: once daily

    TO REDUCE SWELLING AND BRUISING:

    • T-Relief ointment (Arnica Gel): Apply generously to affected areas of skin 2 to 3 times daily.  T-Relief should be rubbed gently into the skin. Should NOT be used inside the mouth.