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Can I smoke after my tooth was pulled out?

Can I smoke after my tooth was pulled out?

Not recommended: I will have to say that no medical professional is going to recommend you smoking...As it is generally a bad thing for your health but smoking after having a tooth pulled is probably not going to kill you... ...Read more

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When can I smoke after getting a tooth pulled?

When can I smoke after getting a tooth pulled?

Don't!: Please don't smoke for at least 3 to 5 days. Smoking not only delays the healing process but also because of it you can develop dry socket which is very painful. Your dentist when doing a post op check can tell you you can resume smoking based on the healing he or she can see. ...Read more

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I have a nickle sized bump not painfull in the upper mouth nickle sized bump i smoke and need teeth pulled

I have a nickle sized bump not painfull in the upper mouth nickle sized bump i smoke and need teeth pulled

See your doctor ASAP: Any unusual "bump" needs to be evaluated by a general dentist, oral surgeon or physician. Possibly a biopsy will be performed to exactly determine what the problem is. Please, do not delay this examination. ...Read more

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Its been 3 days since my wisdom teeth were pulled, can I smoke worry free of dry socket?

Follow dentist's: Written instructions after an extraction. Avoid strenuous activity to include heavy lifting. Just plan to take it easy. Avoid activities that create suction (smoking or sucking from a straw). Don't swish vigorously. Avoid alcohol ; hot beverages. A soft or liquid diet would be good. Why not put healing ahead of the desire to smoke? ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting dry socket if i smoke 24 hours after getting my wisdom teeth pulled out?

What are the chances of getting dry socket if i smoke 24 hours after getting my wisdom teeth pulled out?

Somewhat higher: Smoking is always going to raise the risk of dry socket. Factors affected the risk beside smoking are general health, other medical conditions, diet, etc... There is no exact answer, but not smoking is better. ...Read more

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I had my wisdom teeth pulled and developed a dry socket. It is currently packed with medicated gauze. Can I smoke a cigarette while it is packed?

Yes but: This may be a good time to consider your relationship with tobacco and get help with stopping. The likelihood of getting a dry socket I suspect is increased in smokers. ...Read more

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After you get a tooth pulled when can you smoke again?

After you get a tooth pulled when can you smoke again?

Depends on procedure: Depends of the procedure and if it was simple or surgical extraction. If you start smoking before the gums start to heal, you could have dry socket which is very painful ask the dentist and the longer you wait , the better, but the dentist that pulled the tooth can give you better idea. ...Read more

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