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what can i eat 7 days after wisdom tooth removal

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Springer
23 years experience Family Medicine
Interesting question: I would say that your chances of getting a dry socket are directly proportional to you eating anything that you want. Check out the post-surgical ins ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Soft Foods: It's ok to eat soft foods and to pamper that extraction site. Take it easy and allow the site to heal.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Liquids then Soft Fd: Right after removal i recommend liquids via cup or spoon, no straws. Milkshakes, puddings, yogurt, ice cream. Later that day mashed potatoes are ok. ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Ice Cream after 3 hr: 1st 3 hours - bite firmly on cotton and hold ice against that side of the face. After 3 hours - no more biting on cotton, no more ice, eat ice cream. ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Depends: The type of surgery will often determine when and what can be eaten. You should have and should follow specific instructions from the dentist/oral su ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
45 years experience Dentistry
Not if to be sedated: Normal extraction of teeth using local anesthetics require few limitations. It is sometimes good to eat well prior to dental work because of some lim ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
No Need: Makes no difference whatsoever.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
After extractions: It would be best to wait until the socket closes before eating such foods. This may take 1-2 weeks. It's always a good policy to follow the directions ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Cohen
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Like what?: By 6 days you should feel pretty normal. I'm not sure what you are asking.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Dry socket ?: You need to have the extraction site evaluated by your surgeon. It may be delayed healing or severe inflammation.

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