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Drinking Alcohol After Wisdom Teeth Removal
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I've heard with top wisdom teeth extraction it is a lot less likely to get dry socket. What can I drink?
Dry sockets?: First you are correct, the likelihood is much less on upper teeth. Drink anything nutritious. ...Read more
How long does lidocane last after wisdom teeth removal and can I get dehydrated cause of not eating or drinking 24hours before procedure.?
What will happen if i drink alcohol the same day as i get one of my wisdom teeth pulled out? And can I use a straw to drink alcohol? ...
Follow orders: Follow the post-op instructions by your oral surgeon to reduce the risk of complication. Drinking alcohol after the surgery will prolong the bleeding and may be dangerous mixed with any narcotic pain medicine. You do not drink with a straw after oral surgery because it may pull out the blood clot protecting the extraction site. This will lead to a dry socket. No fun. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Drink what?: Drinking liquids to rehydrate is very import in your healing. Lots of water. Drinking alcohol should be done with caution especially if medications are being taken for pain. Alcohol slows the healing as well. Follow the post operative instructions closely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: You are more likely to bleed or have other complications. At least heal a little before you start abusing your body again. ...Read more
Usually Yes: Unless your extraction procedure was unusually complicated and/or you are having a difficult time healing, you should be able to drink from a straw 4 days post extraction. Usually i advise patients to be careful using straws for the first 2 days after an extraction as the sucking could make the site bleed, but for most people after 4 days it should be fine. ...Read more
Probably OK: If you have no outward signs of swelling or pain, it should not be a problem... But then again, since you are under the care of an oral surgeon, ask him/her so that no complications occur, since over the internet we cannot tell how difficult the extractions were or what type of wound you have. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My both upper wisdom teeth have started breaking and it hurts a lot while i chew or have something cold to drink. Plz help?
See a dentist: If your wisdom are breaking and causing pain, it is probably best to have them removed. But only an examination by a dentist can determine that for sure. And there is no easy solution to correct broken and painful teeth. To avoid infection, further damage to your teeth, and/or continued and worsening pain, see your dentist as soon as possible! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Immediately*: *Recommendations for eating or drinking following the removal of wisdom teeth may vary from office to office depending on how the procedure was performed. If your surgery was performed with sedation and you were NPO, you need to replenish fluids as soon as feasible. If you are taking pain meds, you should eat or drink before taking the med. Your dentist or surgeon should provide you with info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Straw sucking OK now: Getting crazy thinking about the nonsensical dangers of post-op, sucking through a straw? Every time one swallows, a sucking action occurs! if i was really concerned about a dry socket, i would avoid swishing/rinsing and most importantly keep my oral bacteria count low by flossing daily, especially the back wall of the tooth that abuts the extraction. Also, take any prescribe meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to eat?: After 72 hours following extraction, it is still best to stay on a softer diet. Avoid the small, harder items like nuts, seeds, popcorn. You want to avoid jamming anything into the sockets. Should try and at least rinse after every meal or snack. Gently brush the other teeth. Increase to a regular diet as you feel more like normal. Happy healing! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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