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Can I drink alcohol after cavity filling

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Probably okay but...: a more accurate response would depend on the timing and amount of your alcohol ingestion relative to whatever "shots" you received for dental work.

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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Material: Depends on whether the temporary restorative material is dissolvable in alcohol. Ask the General Dentist or specialist Endodontist that did your trea ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harry Aronowitz
43 years experience Orthodontics
Are you over 21?: If you are, salud!
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
8 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Yes. If you got a plastic filling you probably can eat right away. If it is a silver amalgam filling you should wait 4 hours or so for it to set bef ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: A 4 oz glass of wine would be safe 8 hrs or more before.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It shouldn't be a problem unless you are also taking antibiotics or pain medication.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Stastny
33 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes, but...: Without getting in to a discussion about alcohol consumption and how much is appropriate for each individual the short answer is yes. However, it is ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
No but: It may damage other parts of your body especially when taken in excess.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Follow instructions: Usually the same things as you ate and drank before. If there are any time restrictions and\or special precautions, your own dentist should have discu ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Once healed: And not using pain medication, when healed & pain free, when ok by your surgeon & then in moderation.

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