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teeth shift after wisdom teeth removal

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Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
No: There may be something else going on... I would suggest seeing your dentist for an evaluation.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Post op instructions: Your oral surgeon will give you a list of dos and don'ts for you to follow.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
A good "rule" to : Follow for the first week - anything that you can very easily separate with a fork only, you can eat. This opens the door to a variety of breakfast, ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Montgomery
40 years experience Dentistry
Varies by individual: It is recommended that heavy physical activity should not be done for 48-72 hours after removal of wisdom teeth to protect the blood clot and not stre ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Start slowly: Nutrition is important for wound healing after surgery. Start with a soft diet and drink plenty of fluids. You can advance your diet and types of fo ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
45 years experience Dentistry
Usually Next Day: The jaws will be sore for a while, but by next day regular pain meds (tylenol, advill, aspiran, etc) should be enough. The swollen face may take 2-5 d ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
8 years experience Dentistry
3-7 days: If the extractions are done correctly and you were prepared properly before the extractions with antibiotic rinses and 800 mg of Ibuprofen for 24 hour ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Wolfson
35 years experience Dentistry
Soft diet: Mostly common sence, soft diet not to hot or spicy. Soup, eggs, fish etc...Also dont drink through a straw, it may dislodge the blood clot forming in ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
11 years experience Dentistry
Ice: Ice pack will help to dull the pain, 20min on 20min off, keep you head elevated. Otherwise rx pain meds could help as well.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathan Pfister
11 years experience Dentistry
1-2 weeks: Usually narcotic pain medication should not be needed after 3 days. Motrin and Tylenol for first week. Should not have any pain after second week. I ... Read More

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