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how long after tooth extraction can I drink from a straw

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
27 years experience Dentistry
3-5 days: It is safest to wait about 3-5 days before drinking alcohol after an extraction.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
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36 years experience Psychiatry
Eat after tooth extr: When anesthesia wears out, within 1-2hours. May need to avoid that area for a day or two.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manami Yamaguchi
24 years experience Dentistry
After numbness is: After numbness is gone and you get your feeling back, it is good to have something cold. Cold food keeps the tissue from swelling, and keeps the blood ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Same day: You can drink within hours after a tooth extraction. However avoid the use of a straw for a few days to prevent any dry socket.
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Dr. H. sam Tadros
28 years experience Prosthodontics
Wisdom teeth: i would wait 48 hours the goal is to help the blood clot to say there and not easily get disturbed
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
39 years experience Dentistry
Alcohol post extract: Avoid any carbonated beverages for at least 24 hours, if you are going to drink alcohol do not take any of your narcotic pain medication as they will ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
45 years experience Dentistry
Try to Wait a Week: You should not drink alcohol when you are taking pain meds due to added effects, that can threaten your health. The alcohol (in liquor, beer, wine and ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Mcnay
25 years experience Dentistry
Website: Here is a website from a dentist with some detailed instructions in pdf format. The brochure is supplied by patterson dental suppliers. http://www.r ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Hoffman
13 years experience Dentistry
Depends: Did the dentist that extracted your tooth place you on any medicine? Were antibiotics involved? Was the extraction difficult? Was there more bleedi ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Brodsky
57 years experience Dentistry
Why?: Let's say you had a small operation on your arm and had a slightly open wound there. Lets say the operation was done two days ago. Would you pour a s ... Read More

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