Some do's to help
Start taking pain meds immediately afterwards.
Do not wait until pain sets in! take it easy for the rest of the day.No exercises for 12-24 hrs, no heavy lifting for 2-3 days.Keep your head up w pillows first nite.Stick to liquid or soft diet
first day or two-soups, smoothies, yogurts etc.Avoid spicyfoods, hot drinks and sodas for 3-4 days.Rinse after every meal, snack.Do not spit forcefully! good luck.