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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Wisdom tooth/smoking: Would not recommend it ,let the tooth heal .Smoking constricts vessels and limits blood supply to organs/bones. It may interfer with healing and promo ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Only: Yes you can smoke only if you want to compromise healing. Would be better to wait a full 72 hours or longer. Smoking damages tissues and can lead to ... Read More
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
Better to Wait: Three days before smoking or. Vaping. Better wait a week. Best of all wait 100 years.

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raymond Traver
34 years experience Dentistry
You can : It should be healed enough at 11 days if it was a straightforward extraction
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Varies: Extraction wound needs to heal, and that varies from patient to patien.
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
1 week: 1 week is usually good. However, if you can quit for 1 week, stop all together, your lungs will thank you.
Dr. David Schleimer
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5+ days: After 5 or so days you can stop worrying about it affecting your clot, then you can start worrying about cancer, COPD etc!
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
52 years experience Prosthodontics
Wisdom Tooth Post Op: After 2-3 days you may drink soda and smoke.
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Dental assessment: Your question got cut off. TO sort out what is going on here will require an examination of the mouth and may require consideration of X-rays re your ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Nowicki
23 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
No: No.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kong
Dr. John Kong answered
17 years experience Dentistry
Better not: So such thing as smoking carefully. You will have a higher chance of getting a dry socket if you smoke during healing.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ostreicher
Specializes in Orthodontics
Not a good idea: The heat and chemicals of the smoke might irritate the open wound.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Probably OK: You're almost out of the woods in terms of dry socket. Probaby better to wait 7 days total.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Open Wound: Smoking anything with an open oral wound can result in dry socket. Although it's 10 days post op and the risks are minimal, there's still a very small ... Read More
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