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Doctor insights on: After Getting Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

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

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

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! ...Read more

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Dr. Austina Cho
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Wisdom Teeth (Definition)

Wisdom teeth are the last molars to "come in" to a person's mouth. They usually emerge when someone is 17 to 21 years old. Many wisdom teeth become impacted for lack of room in the mouth, and ...Read more


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Doctors! what activities should not be done after getting your wisdom teeth removed?

Exercise: Nothing that will increase your blood pressure that could lead to loss of the clot. Also, not a lot of bending over and lifting heavy objects. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait to donate plasma after getting your wisdom teeth removed?

How long do you have to wait to donate plasma after getting your wisdom teeth removed?

Blood bank: I'm sure the rules vary by location. Call blood bank that will take donation and ask their policy. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

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What do amoxicillin pills do for you after getting your wisdom teeth removed?

What do amoxicillin pills do for you after getting your wisdom teeth removed?

Treat or Prevent: Amoxicillin is an antibiotic that is prescribed to either help prevent an infection in a person who may require antibiotics prior to surgery or to treat an active infection. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be agitated after getting your wisdom teeth removed?

Not usual but: Everyone reacts differently to different situations. You could be reacting to the "trauma" of having surgery done. Depending on how you had it done it may be from the anesthesia. It may be the way you react to the pain you might be experiencing. It may also be due to one of the medications you are taking. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Essentially my question is what happens after you get your wisdom teeth removed?

Essentially my question is what happens after you get your wisdom teeth removed?

Not all are the same: Wisdom teeth can be simple extractions or more invasive procedure if the teeth are impacted. Impaction means they are buried either covered by gum or both gum and bone. The more invasive the more swelling and discomfort afterwards. The doctor should prescribe pain medication and advise you to ice your face. From my experience the ice makes a very big difference. ...Read more

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How do I get my wisdom teeth removed?

How do I get my wisdom teeth removed?

General DDS or OS: Not all patients require removal of their wisdom teeth. A dentist who actually examines you and see x-rays of your wisdom teeth can determine whether or not they need to be removed. Some general dentists remove wisdom teeth while others prefer to refer patients to oral surgeons for their removal. Some patients merely need local anesthesia (and analgesia), while others prefer to have IV sedation. ...Read more

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Should i get wisdom teeth removed at 30?

Should i get wisdom teeth removed at 30?

It depends: If your wisdom teeth are symptomatic or causing problems or potential for problems, you should have them removed. If they are fully erupted, not a source of problems and functional, removal would not be recommended. Your dentist can best advise you after a clinical exam and the appropriate radiographs. ...Read more

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What age to get your wisdom teeth removed?

What age to get your wisdom teeth removed?

Mid teens: Varies, but when indicated, earlier is better. See a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon for exam/recommendations/treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
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