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Doctor insights on: Complications After Wisdom Tooth Removal

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How to recover after wisdom tooth removal?

How to recover after wisdom tooth removal?

Take it easy: Ice packs to reduce swelling. Antiinflammatories for pain and swelling. Gauze to bite on to stop bleeding. Follow the instructions you will be given. ...Read more

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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

Tooth extraction means removing an entire tooth or teeth from the jawbone. ...Read more


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What is safe to be eating after wisdom tooth removal?

What is safe to be eating after wisdom tooth removal?

Very safe.: Very safe, your oral surgeon will give you a complete list of instructions about food and other things. Make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat a few hours after wisdom tooth removal?

Is it okay to eat a few hours after wisdom tooth removal?

Yes, it is OK: However, it is important to avoid eating crunchy, spicy, or difficult-to-chew foods. The food must be soft and easy to eat. ...Read more

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What to avoid when recuperating after wisdom tooth removal?

Recovery: The initial recovery and healing from wisdom tooth surgery usually occurs over 3-5 days. Avoid eating crunchy, spicy, or difficult-to-chew foods, smoking, alcohol, exercise and excessive spitting. Just follow your surgeon's instructions for speedy recovery. ...Read more

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What kind of foods is safe to eat after wisdom tooth removal?

What kind of foods is safe to eat after wisdom tooth removal?

Liquids then Soft Fd: Right after removal i recommend liquids via cup or spoon, no straws. Milkshakes, puddings, yogurt, ice cream. Later that day mashed potatoes are ok. The next day, for about 5 days, soft foods like macaroni & cheese, pastas. Nothing hard that can get stuck in the sockets! ...Read more

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I was wondering is it normal to feel like this 6 days after wisdom tooth removal?

Like what?: By 6 days you should feel pretty normal. I'm not sure what you are asking. ...Read more

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Pain above chin a week after wisdom tooth removal. Feels like a constant achy pain. Pain was previously gone. What might this be?

Pain above chin a week after wisdom tooth removal. Feels like a constant achy pain. Pain was previously gone. What might this be?

Pain: Could be from the difficulty of the surgery, from a post-surgical infection, or from one of many other oral pain producing stimuli. Please return for reevaluation to the treating Dentist or Oral Surgical Specialist who removed your wisdom tooth. ...Read more

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How soon can I drink soda after wisdom tooth removal?

How soon can I drink soda after wisdom tooth removal?

Time to quit!: Now would be a great time to quit drinking soda. The high sugar content in regular soda is very destructive to the teeth. And diet soda contains acids that are caustic to dental enamel. Lastly, whatever you drink, don't use a straw, which can dislodge the blood clot that forms to start the healing process. ...Read more

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Can I use hyrdogen peroxide after wisdom tooth removal.?

Can I use hyrdogen peroxide after wisdom tooth removal.?

Not recommended: Do not use hydrogen peroxide. Use salt water rinses the day following the surgery. Take care. ...Read more

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