A 29-year-old member asked:
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can you drink kefir after wisdom teeth extraction?

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Dr. Albert E. Klitzke
8 years experience Dentistry
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.
Answered on Aug 22, 2019
Dr. Franklin Allen
12 years experience Dentistry
Should be fine: Kefir is a milk product with live bacterial culture. Many doctors prescribe antibiotics that protect from infection after wisdom tooth extraction. You may find that these probiotic bacteria improve your digestive regularity or prevent yeast overgrowth. The bacteria present shouldn't cause an infection and should be fine to drink.
Answered on Aug 22, 2019
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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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Dr. Gary Sandler
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Dry sockets?: First you are correct, the likelihood is much less on upper teeth. Drink anything nutritious.
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Yes, Yes, yes: Eat whatever you want to. Only restriction: if it hurts don't eat it yet.

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