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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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3 days: Let the clot mature for three or more days. And gargle, not swish.
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
You can: use it on the third day but don't swish vigorously as you might loosen the clot. Just put some on your tongue and spread it around then GENTLY rinse w ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Juliao
29 years experience Dentistry
Not yet : I tell my patients to wait 2week before brushing in that area, and no rinsing for 48 hours! not doing these things can cause problems. Happy new year!
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Dr. Mark Birnbach
47 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Extractions: Avoid using mouthwashes that contain alcohol as this can cause pain and delay healing. Regular toothpaste ( not "whitening", or "total care" can have ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Wisdom tooth : You can change to your regular mouthwash after a few days as long as you are not having a lot of pain or swelling. Contact the extracting dentist if ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Mouthwash: Most mouthwash's contain alcohol, which promotes bleeding. Mouthwash is mostly ineffective at controlling oral infection. Continue with the salt water ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
54 years experience Dentistry
Why not: Pain or discomfort will always be present so to minimize this have your extractions under general anesthesia.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Be okay how?: If you have a specific health concern regarding getting an extraction - please clarify ; re-ask question.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Perfectly Normal: It's normal to be concerned... After all, it is a minor surgical procedure... Then again, your oral surgeon has done this thousands of times... You're ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Cohen
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Surgery: In order to remove a wisdom tooth surgery will most likely be necessary as the teeth may be impacted (buried) or have multiple roots. The process is ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Some discomfort: The gum tissue at the extraction site will be sore and tender to touch for approximately one week. You may have limited jaw opening. You may have swe ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Wisdom tooth surgery: 'major surgery'? Not as much as open heart surgery but more than an a suture for a slight cut. The term is subjective and the range of difficulty and ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Gretzula
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: There are many options for remova of wisdom teeth . You can have them extracted under local anesthesia, tyou can have them removed with nitrous gas o ... Read More
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