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A 44-year-old male asked:

i just got 4 teeth extracted yesterday, how long do i have to wait till i'm able to drink soda?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Be Patient: At least one more day (36 hours after extraction) and still would not use a straw!!!!

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A 31-year-old member asked:

What should I eat after having your teeth extracted?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Post Op Instructions: Your dentist should give you oral or written instructions or both after extracting your teeth. Follow those instructions. If he\she did not, it's best to call the office. Having said that, soft nutritious foods. Bananas, ice cream, soft cheese, fruits, health shakes, etc.
A 45-year-old member asked:

What to if I am having all 32 of my teeth extracted, i need to know what to expect?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Depends on condition: Are they all loose and periodontally involved? Any impacted teeth? Any infections? Your best bet is to ask the surgeon removing your teeth... Without being able to examine you, it is hard to give you proper advice. All the best...
A 42-year-old member asked:

Do you have to go toothless if you get all your teeth extracted?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Nope: Dentures and implants are your options. Discuss your concerns with a local dentist who can examine you and quote you fees.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Which dental condition causes all upper teeth to be extracted?

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Periodontal disease: Periodontal disease, where you loose the bone support around your teeth, would cause you to loose your teeth.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Can i smoke 15hours after having my teeth extracted?

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Dr. Robert Devin
Dentistry 47 years experience
Smoking vs Extract: Don't smoke for at least 48 hours after extractions. The worse thing in smoke is carbon monoxide. It permanently stops red blood cells from working. Not all but enough to delay or stop healing. If you absolutely have to then use a vapor cigarette that has no CO

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