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A 38-year-old member asked:

what should i eat the day after wisdom teeth removal?

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Dr. Seth Wolfson
Dentistry 36 years experience
Soft diet: Mostly common sence, soft diet not to hot or spicy. Soup, eggs, fish etc...Also dont drink through a straw, it may dislodge the blood clot forming in the socket.
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 41 years experience
Many things: No food with particles in it -- especially chicken soup. All broths are ok. Jello, pudding, applesauce, mashed potatoes, scrambled eggs, pancakes, sherbet, yogurt (without seeds), hummus, smoothie (with whey protein), milkshake (no straw!) , etc. You must be careful to protect the blood clot on the socket. If this is lost, you will get a dry socket and be in pain fer weeks. Good luck.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

Wisdom teeth removal - could you tell me any tip and advice for the big day?

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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
Endodontics 44 years experience
Yes: Be well rested and have good nutrition. And vitamins.. Taking bromelain will help w/ keep pain down.
A 33-year-old member asked:

Need help. Is 6 days enough time to recover from wisdom teeth removal?

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Dr. John Van der Werff
Dentistry 39 years experience
Depends: It depends upon your health, age, and difficulty of extraction. It also depends upon what you expect to do after 6 days... Running a race is obviously different from sitting at a desk working... I would suggest discussing this with your dentist.
GA
A female asked:

Can I eat spicy ramen after wisdom teeth removal? It's been 8 days now

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
Pain Management 36 years experience
Good Choice: You can resume a normal diet starting by Day 8. You should brush the gums around the surgical sites after every meal.
GA
A 16-year-old female asked:

Can I eat a reuben sandwich 6 days after wisdom teeth removal?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
After six days....: ... and no pain, and no swelling, you are probably good to go. Enjoy the sandwich.
Philadelphia, PA
A 22-year-old female asked:

Can you drink hot tea a day after wisdom teeth removal?

5 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Douglas
Orthodontics 51 years experience
Yes: You can cautiously eat what you like but be careful to keep th hot liquid away from the extraction site.

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