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how soon can I drink soda after wisdom tooth removal

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Soon: After the local anesthesia wears off i recommend non-diet sodas: the carbonation settles the stomach, and the sugar gives you some energy. No straws ... Read More

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes : There is no reason that you can't drink soda after an extraction. However, the truth is you shouldn't be drinking soda at any time for other well publ ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
It is generally: Recommended that you refrain from using a straw for the first 24-48 hours post extractions.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
What to do?: A week and a half should be ok but i cannot guarantee that, especially without personally evaluating the site in question. Sip gently or better yet, w ... Read More
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A 38-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 48-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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Ask your dentist/OS: Possibly. But I would go by the post-op instructions of the your dentist/OS whom extracted the tooth/teeth. Make sure you do not drink through a str ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
37 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Yes, keep yourself wel hydrated. 8 glasses of water per day, no hard rinsing . No alchohol - alchohol may slow down healing or contaminate the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
No smoking: Do not smoke after wisdom tooth extraction. You increase the chance of very painful dry socket. Follow the directions from the dentist or oral surge ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Fluids encouraged: Fluids are encouraged after extractions, just from a cup or spoon, no straws. The suction or negative pressure in the mouth can make the sites bleed. ... Read More
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