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Can I Run After Having My Wisdom Teeth Pulled
Call dentist: They could still be bruised from the extraction. Take some anti-inflammatories and call your dentist who removed the tooth. ...Read more
Yes, it is possible: Depending upon the severity of the impactions, and the number of wisdom teeth removed, it is possible to go to work the next day as long as you are careful to avoid strenuous activity, and you follow the recommended precautions to promote healing of the extraction sites. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Take one day: Depends upon what is your occupation and the amount of pain or discomfort you can tolerate if you don't have complications like bleeding or infection and whether or not you required general anesthesia or only local. You may require to take strong analgesics with drowsiness and be incapacitated to think clearly. I would at least take one day post op. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Plain Ice Cream: Yes, you can as long as there are no nuts or any chunky ingredients that can go inside the socket. The cold temperature from ice cream is soothing as well. Just eat the right amount because indulging too much sugar when you want to recover faster is not the best thing you want in your diet after surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: If the wisdom teeth are all erupted (visible) then slight to moderate swelling for about 4 days. If the teeth are all impacted (underneath the gums) then expect moderate or greater swelling for a longer period of time. Also, a lot depends on your own healing rate and age. Some people heal and swell less than others and often younger heal quicker. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not recommended...: Eating spicy foods within the first couple days may irritate the extraction site and cause burns or delay healing. Eat only soft foods, such as yogurt, milk shakes, mash potatoes or applesauce for the first 24 hours. Start eating semisoft foods when you can tolerate them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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