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how long should i wait to drink soda after my wisdom teeth extraction?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
Pain Management 36 years experience
24-48 hours: At least 24-48 hours after the wisdom teeth extraction, you should avoid very hot or cold drinks,including sodas and solid foods. Take care.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

How long after my wisdom teeth extraction before can I brush my teeth with toothpaste again?

6 doctor answers11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
Dentistry 22 years experience
Same day: It's important to brush your teeth, because the cleaner your mouth is, the less likely you'll get an infection. However, avoid brushing the socket (holes where the teeth used to be) or area of surgery. You don't want to disrupt the blood clot(scab) or loosen the sutures (stitches). Also, avoid aggressive swishing and gargling, if you need to spit lean over the sink and let it gently drip out.
Dr. Oswald Cameron-Morales
Dentistry 42 years experience
Completely Agree
Jul 25, 2012
A 20-year-old female asked:

Is it okay to smoke weed after wisdom teeth extraction?

6 doctor answers20 doctors weighed in
Dr. Thomas Davis
Dentistry 36 years experience
Healing: No. The heat generated will not help with healing of the socket from possible dilation . Another factor is you are introducing a contaminant into a new surgical site that is trying to heal. Please try to lead a more healthy lifestyle and avoid illegal drugs. Accept my apologies if you are under a doctor's care and been prescribed for medical purposes.
Roseville, CA
A 18-year-old female asked:

When can you resume drinking out of a straw after wisdom teeth extraction?

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Dr. James Wright
Dentistry 33 years experience
A week or more ... : It is best to avoid sucking out of a straw for a couple of weeks. The first few days are the most concerning, but better to be safe than sorry and experience a painful dry socket.
A 30-year-old member asked:

What can you expect after a wisdom teeth extraction?

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Dr. Daniel Sampson
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 26 years experience
Normal things: Might be swelling, difficulty opening your mouth and pain. These are temporary and should last a few days.
A 29-year-old member asked:

Can you drink kefir after wisdom teeth extraction?

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Dr. Albert E. Klitzke
Dentistry 9 years experience
Avoid alcohol: I am not familiar with kefir. The main thing to avoid after extractions is alcohol. You also want to avoid and hot liquids until the anesthetic wears off.

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