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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Wolfson
36 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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Dr. John Thaler
41 years experience Prosthodontics
Many things: No food with particles in it -- especially chicken soup. All broths are ok. Jello, pudding, applesauce, mashed potatoes, scrambled eggs, pancakes, she ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
Yes: Be well rested and have good nutrition. And vitamins.. Taking bromelain will help w/ keep pain down.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Oral hygiene: The healthier your tissues, the quicker and easier the surgery, the more uneventful the recovery. Make sure you brush twice daily & floss daily for w ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Wisdom teeth healing: You should not be bleeding 3 days after wisdom teeth extraction. Please call the extracting dentist about this for the best advice.
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
It is normal: Bleeding will occur after surgery, and it is not uncommon to ooze blood for 24-72 hours after wisdom teeth removal. A lot of the time it looks like th ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Call dentist: A little bit of oozing can happen, but bleeding is not normal. Call the oral surgeon or dentist that did the extractions today to report this proble ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Herskovits
40 years experience Dentistry
Maybe: Bite on a piece of gauze for ten minutes several times if its slight bleeding. Heavy bleeding see your dentist now.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
After postop visit: You should see your surgeon and have them examine the surgical area to make sure healing is progressing ok. A post op visit is done so your surgeon ca ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: You can cautiously eat what you like but be careful to keep th hot liquid away from the extraction site.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
42 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See the doc: You need to contact the doctor who performed your surgery for evaluation to determine if a postop infection is present, and what, if any treatment or ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: If you have no pain and if the swelling is not increasing things are probably OK. Start applying moist heat to the swollen area for 20 minutes at a t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Dry Socket ?: It is very possible you have a dry socket. Please go back to the oral surgeon who extracted the teeth for a post-op follow up.
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