A 48-year-old member asked:
after wisdom tooth extraction, when can i start eating solid food?
2 doctor answers
Dr. James Bates answered
35 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Postop Diet: You should be on a strictly liquid diet the first couple of days, followed by a very soft, non-chewing diet for at least a week. It's not in your best interest to eat normal solid food for at least a week or two after having your wisdom teeth surgically removed. Ask your oral surgeon and follow their instructions!
Answered on Sep 14, 2013
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