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how soon after getting your wisdom teeth removed can you eat?

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Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Fluids right away: Clear fluid first, then advance to full liquids later that day. No straws! then soft foods the next day for about 4-5 days. No hard foods like nuts or hard crusts for at least a week!
Answered on Mar 12, 2015
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Dr. Stan Shih
Dr. Stan Shih answered
17 years experience Dentistry
A few hours: To be safe, wait at least 2 - 3 hours. And even then, stick to a liquid diet.
Answered on Apr 24, 2015
Dr. David May
Dr. David May answered
29 years experience Dentistry
Don't eat while numb: This could last up to four or more hours and you don't want to chew up your lip, cheek or tongue.
Answered on Dec 10, 2012

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