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Doctor insights on: Does Alcohol Make Your Teeth Hurt

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What can cause my bottom back teeth to hurt so much after drinking certain alcohol?

What can cause  my bottom back teeth to hurt so much after drinking certain alcohol?

Compromised Enamel: Appears you either have a broken down old restoration or new cavities. Could even be a cracked tooth. All need to be seen, evaluated, and treated by your dentist. ...Read more

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Could heavy consumption of alcohol cause the loss of teeth? Is this a sign of something more severe going on?

Could heavy consumption of alcohol cause the loss of teeth? Is this a sign of something more severe going on?

Long term: I think drinking 1-2 drinks daily is not going to affect your dental problems. Excessive drinking does deplete vitamins and minerals from your body which could lead to bone loss and eventual loss of teeth. ...Read more

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How do I not get sensitive teeth after consuming alcohol?

How do I not get sensitive teeth after consuming alcohol?

Sensitivity Not Norm: The sensitivity after consuming alcohol is not normal. See a dentist for examination, diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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For what length of time do I have to wait after pulling out teeth before consume alcohol?

For what length of time do I have to wait after pulling out teeth before consume alcohol?

24 hours: You should wait at least 24 hours before consuming alcohol because alcohol may thin the blood and cause delayed or poor healing of the extraction site. This can lead to infection or a dry socket. ...Read more

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What happens if you drink alcohol after you get your teeth pulled out?

What happens if you drink alcohol after you get your teeth pulled out?

You may get high: I am sorry, but i dont see the correlation. Follow your dentist's directions for how to handle things after an extraction. ...Read more

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I got all 4 of my wisdome teeth taken out (July 31st) A friend of mine is throwing a party the night of August 8th. Will I be able to consume alcohol?

I got all 4 of my wisdome teeth taken out (July 31st) A friend of mine is throwing a party the night of August 8th. Will I be able to consume alcohol?

Likely, Yes: As always, be careful with the consumption and travel afterwards. Unless you destroy the clots, you should be ok regarding the wisdom teeth. Still be careful what you eat. Don't any narcotic pain pills with the alcohol. Good Luck - be careful. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink alcohol after deep cleaning of teeth?

Yes, Usually: If you had a regular "deep cleaning, " what dentists call scaling and root planing, then you can drink alcohol--usually by the next day or so. However, if you had a more assertive procedure--perhaps surgery, or something which required stitches--you should avoid alcohol until everything has healed properly. Each case is different, so ask you dentist, periodontist, or hygienist. ...Read more

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What are the risks of drinking alcohol after wisdom teeth were extracted?

What are the risks of drinking alcohol after wisdom teeth were extracted?

At least 24 hrs.: You might have been given Rx and if they warn against alcohol - that needs to be heeded. Also, you need to wait till a clot forms to eat or drink anything. Avoid a straw to prevent dry socket. Ask your dentist about all this - it's not the alcohol per se, but always be moderate. Call their office to inquire. ...Read more

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