A 41-year-old member asked:
is it safe to use toothpaste / mouthwash after wisdom tooth extraction?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Fernando Juliao answered
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!
Answered on Nov 15, 2016
Dr. Mark Birnbach answered
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 additives that can make your teeth more sensitive, even without extraction.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
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