Bite down on gauze pad for 30 minutes. If bleeding persists bite down on another gauze pad for an additional 30 minutes. Repeat as necessary. Do not rinse mouth today. Tomorrow rinse gently every 3-4 hours, especially after meals with warm salt water. Continue rinses for several days. If there is swelling in the area, apply cold compress over affected area on and off for 2-3 hours. For mild to moderate pain use over the counter ibuprofen. Take any prescription pain medications as prescribed. A light, soft diet is recommended for the first 24 hours. Avoidance of the area is recommended.
It is common for a tooth to be slightly sensitive for a few days after placement of a new restoration such as a crown, inlay or filling. With time the symptoms will subside. In the case of prolonged discomfort, return to the office for an evaluation.