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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Teig
46 years experience
Rarely-unless: After an extraction, the necessary gentle rinsing with warm salt water, to remove any debris that gets caught during eating, should not produce pain. ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
Dentistry 44 years experience
1glass only!: Alcoholic beverages, including wine often reduce the effectiveness of medications. For your own well being, try to abstain, but one glass would probab... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Not recommended: There is a common myth that alcohol mixed with antibiotics, such as amoxicillin, causes interactions. Because of the delay of the healing process alco... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
Addiction Medicine 42 years experience
Yes: A 4 oz glass of wine would be safe 8 hrs or more before.
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 42 years experience
Yes: No Problem with that. The local anesthesia will be fine with the alcohol the night before. Only issue would be if you were having I.V. sedation. Good ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
You should be fine: A glass of wine will no longer be in your system by the time you go to your appointment.
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Scharf
Cosmetic Dentistry 50 years experience
It : It really is impossible to quote you a fee. The cost will vary depending on the difficulty of the extraction, the location of the tooth, as well as y... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Russell Lieblick
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 22 years experience
Are you bleeding?: If you aren't bleeding, then you formed a clot. If you're asking because you're worried about "dry socket, " you should stop worrying. Aside from smok... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
Dentistry 27 years experience
Depends : If you just had the tooth extracted, you should only bite on gauze for about an hour. If you keep gauze in your mouth longer, you may pull out your b... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Buianswered
Dentistry 24 years experience
Tissue granulation: After the extraction, if no infection occur, tissue will begin to migrate down the extraction socket with granulation tissue fills in and eventually r... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Many things: A few of the many important things to know following wisdom teeth extraction are: 1. Smoking can inhibit the healing and lead to 'dry socket' 2.... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Probably not: Probably not. But check with dentist who placed stitch.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
Dentistry 29 years experience
About a week: The extraction site heals in about 7 to 10 days. Try chewing on that side after about a week.