When you undergo oral surgery, it’s critical to follow the oral surgeon’s post-op recovery instructions carefully. You’ll receive instructions regarding diet, physical activity, pain management, and oral care. He or she will tell you to avoid disturbing the wound site so that the blood clot will not become dislodged. The specific instructions and timeframes for recovery will vary, depending on the type of oral procedure you have. You can accelerate your recovery and get back to work, school, and sports sooner by taking good care of yourself and by following your San Diego oral surgeon’s instructions. Learn more about recovering from oral surgery with this infographic, and pass it along to your friends and family members to spread the word.