Salivary duct ligation surgery (1966)

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What is salivary duct ligation surgery?

The tubes that carry the saliva from the salivary glands are called ducts. With this surgery, the ducts are tied off to decrease the amount of saliva that is produced.

What do I need to know before my child's surgery?

What do I need to know after my child’s surgery?






Your child will need to have a check-up about 3 weeks after surgery. You can make the appointment when you schedule your child’s surgery. Or, you can call Central Scheduling at (414) 607-5280, or toll free at (877) 607-5280.

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Call your child’s doctor, nurse, or clinic if you have any questions or concerns or if your child has:

  • A temperature higher than 101°F (38.3°C).
  • A lot of swelling of the face.
  • Redness on the cheeks or under the jaw.
  • A hard time swallowing.
  • A hard time drinking their normal amount.
  • Special health care needs that were not covered by this information.