A 38-year-old member asked:
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how am i supposed to brush my teeth after a wisdom tooth extraction?

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Dr. Richard Kelner
8 years experience Dentistry
Brushing: Usuallly just not around the extraction.
Answered on Apr 25, 2015
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Dr. Tony Menendez
36 years experience Prosthodontics
Carefully: Carefully clean the rest of your teeth avoiding the extraction site so as not to disturb the healing process.
Answered on Apr 2, 2013

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