A 44-year-old member asked:
is drinking a beer a day after gwtting wisdom teeth out bad?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 36 years experience
Bad idea: Yes, it's not wise to drink beer or any carbonated beverage after removal of wisdom teeth, not because of the alcohol but because the carbonation can dissolve the blood clot in the tooth socket in the bone, leading to a dry socket. This can be very painful and causes delayed healing.
4910 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dentistry 31 years experience
Probably: Would wait for 48 hours. Better safe than sorry
hope this helps.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Can i drink beer two days after i got my wisdom teeth out?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Not gr8 idea: If you wash the clots out of the extraction sites you can get dry sockets (bone infection).
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Last updated Sep 2, 2013
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