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drink alcohol after wisdom tooth

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Able?: Able? yes as no one can stop you. A good idea? no. Is this your biggest concern about having your wisdom teeth out? That might be a concern in and of ... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Not recommended: Follow your surgeon's specific instructions and avoid drinking alcohol first 72 hours. Just a common sense, alcohol and prescription pain medicines do ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Postop alcohol: This is a surprisingly common questions. You should not drink alcohol if you're taking any narcotic pain medicine. Also, you should avoid any carbonat ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can: After a week your fine to drink in moderation.
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Trick Question?: A patient once asked me if he could play the trombone after having a wisdom tooth removed, and I said yes after he recovered. He said, "Good, because ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ragan Faler
23 years experience Dentistry
Pain meds: Alcohol in moderation would be ok. But remember that it will slow down the healing a bit and it certainly would be dangerous if alcohol is mixed with ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Ask your dentist: Call and ask your dentist as he\she is responsible for your aftercare. Follow all written and oral instructions.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trever Keele
12 years experience Dentistry
72 hours: You should be fine about 3 days after the extraction.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
You can drink: in moderation if no medication is taken. Tooth extraction is a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. Pain, swelling, bad breath and infe ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Depends: Depends on whether or not you are taking medication. Alcohol can alter or negate medicine's effects. Have Dentist check wisdom teeth to make sure gu ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
12 hours: Do not smoke or ingest alcoholic beverages for at least 12 hours prior to wisdom teeth surgery.

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