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Doctor insights on: Foods Not To Eat After Wisdom Teeth Removal

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What's a way to eat food after wisdom teeth removal?

What's a way to eat food after wisdom teeth removal?

Start slowly: Nutrition is important for wound healing after surgery. Start with a soft diet and drink plenty of fluids. You can advance your diet and types of food as tolerated. Some people eat a regular diet immediately following surgery, while others may be more cautious and not try to resume their normal diet for several days after surgery. ...Read more

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How long after wisdom teeth removal should I wait to eat solid foods & how long can pain last? Still in pain after 4 days. Vicodin just makes sleepy,

How long after wisdom teeth removal should I wait to eat solid foods & how long can pain last? Still in pain after 4 days. Vicodin just makes sleepy,

When pain decreases: You can eat solids when it is comfortable to do so. Normal to have some pain after 4 days. If the pain has gotten worse recently, it is probably a dry socket and you need to see the treating dentist tor evaluation/treatment. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat after wisdom teeth removal with the blood clots still on? I can still see the blood clots in my mouth where the surgical extraction happened.

Is it okay to eat after wisdom teeth removal with the blood clots still on? I can still see the blood clots in my mouth where the surgical extraction happened.

Yes: Maintaining an adequate nutrition following any surgery is important. If you are taking pain medication, it is important to have something in your stomach before taking the pain med to decrease the risk of nausea. Start with a soft diet, drink liquids, and advance your diet as tolerated. ...Read more

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What should I eat after wisdom teeth removal?

What should I eat after wisdom teeth removal?

Diet after surgery: After wisdom teeth surgery the swelling, pain and sensitivity can make eating problematic. The first 24 hours soft foods such as ice cream, pudding, gelatin is your best choice. It is important that you drink plenty of fluids and not use a straw. After 24 hours more solid foods like pancakes, eggs, mashed potatoes and soft pasta. After 7-10 days go back to normal diet. ...Read more

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I wanted to know when can I eat after wisdom teeth removal?

I wanted to know when can I eat after wisdom teeth removal?

After numbness: After the numbness is completely gone and you are feeling well enough to. Start with some soft foods and\or nutrition drinks. Each case is different. It's important to be well hydrated and nourished. Go slow to start. Follow your dentist's instructions. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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Hi docs! What could I eat after wisdom teeth removal?

Hi docs! What could I eat after wisdom teeth removal?

Diet after surgery: After wisdom teeth surgery the swelling, pain and sensitivity can make eating problematic. The first 24 hours soft foods such as ice cream, pudding, gelatin is your best choice. It is important that you drink plenty of fluids and not use a straw. After 24 hours more solid foods like pancakes, eggs, mashed potatoes and soft pasta. After 7-10 days go back to normal diet. ...Read more

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What should I eat the day after wisdom teeth removal?

What should I eat the day after wisdom teeth removal?

Many things: No food with particles in it -- especially chicken soup. All broths are ok. Jello, pudding, applesauce, mashed potatoes, scrambled eggs, pancakes, sherbet, yogurt (without seeds), hummus, smoothie (with whey protein), milkshake (no straw!), etc. You must be careful to protect the blood clot on the socket. If this is lost, you will get a dry socket and be in pain fer weeks. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long before I can chew food after wisdom teeth removal?

3-4 days.: Follow the instructions given by the dentist or oral surgeon. Typically the first few days eat soft foods and when you are more comfortable you can transition to normal foods. Everyone is different. Eat what you are comfortable eating just don't overdo it. ...Read more

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Can I eat a reuben sandwich 6 days after wisdom teeth removal?

Can I eat a reuben sandwich 6 days after wisdom teeth removal?

After six days....: ... and no pain, and no swelling, you are probably good to go. Enjoy the sandwich. ...Read more

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How much time do you have to wait to eat normal after wisdom teeth removal?

How much time do you have to wait to eat normal after wisdom teeth removal?

Whenever you want: Everyone responds differently following the removal of teeth. Some patients start with a liquid or soft diet immediately following surgery and advance their diet as tolerated. Other patients may resume their normal diet immediately. Your appetite and level of discomfort while eating are your best measures for progressing to a normal diet. ...Read more

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Wanted to know if I can eat ghost chilis after wisdom teeth removal?

Wanted to know if I can eat ghost chilis after wisdom teeth removal?

Not recommended: After removing wisdom teeth, the area needs time to heal. My concern is, ghost peppers are hot! They rate as the second hottest pepper in the world, 400 times hotter than tabasco sauce. That being said I would discourage you from eating anything spicy until the would is healed. ...Read more

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Once stitches are removed after wisdom teeth removal can you eat burgers?

Yes: You can eat burgers after your sutures are removed. Many patients eat their normal diet immediately following surgery while the sutures are still in place. ...Read more

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Anything besides eating soft foods that can be done for tmj after wisdom teeth removal? It has been 2 months of pain& that's the only suggestion I got

See OFP specialist: The Orofacial Pain specialists provide diagnosis and treatment of Jaw popping, pain in the head, temple, face and TMJ. They are the experts in TMJ after wisdom teeth removal and chronic TMJ. See OFP specialist near you. ...Read more

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Can I eat spicy ramen after wisdom teeth removal? It's been 8 days now

Can I eat spicy ramen after wisdom teeth removal? It's been 8 days now

Good Choice: You can resume a normal diet starting by Day 8. You should brush the gums around the surgical sites after every meal. ...Read more

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When can I start eating normal/solid foods again after wisdom teeth removal?

Usually after 6 week: It is best to wait until the resultant holes are closed. That usually takes about 6 weeks. Your surgeon can best tell you; there are times when these holes may close sooner. If food particles get lodged into the holes the feeling may resemble a dry socket. ...Read more

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When can I start eating solid food after a wisdom teeth removal?

When can I start eating solid food after a wisdom teeth removal?

Time to Eat: Typically after wisdom teeth extraction solid foods can start slowly being introduced again after 72 hours. It can take longer depending on the degree of difficulty with the extraction. Following the treating doctors instructions is paramount. ...Read more

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How long till I can start eating small particle foods (ie: Rice, Oatmeal, etc) after having bilateral wisdom teeth removal?

How long till I can start eating small particle foods (ie: Rice, Oatmeal, etc) after having bilateral wisdom teeth removal?

Good post extraction: I would follow your doctors written post op instructions which you should have received at the appt to remove your wisdom teeth. Generally we recommend waiting 3-5 days before eating anything that is not very soft. Also remember no smoking and avoid drinking through straws. ...Read more

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Hello doctor its been 2 days since my wisdom teeth removal; I haven't bleed once, I was just wandering when can I eat anything?

Hello doctor its been 2 days since my wisdom teeth removal; I haven't bleed once, I was just wandering when can I eat anything?

It is time to eat: Unless there were complications, start eating. Begin with soft foods and advance as tolerated ...Read more

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What to do after wisdom teeth removal?

What to do after wisdom teeth removal?

Post op instructions: Your oral surgeon will give you a list of dos and don'ts for you to follow. ...Read more

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When after wisdom teeth removal will I feel normal?

When after wisdom teeth removal will I feel normal?

Varies: It varies from patient to patient and it also varies based on the position of the tooth in the jaw bone. Usually you should feel back to normal after 1-2 weeks. Some feel fine in a couple of days. ...Read more

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When can I return to work after wisdom teeth removal?

When can I return to work after wisdom teeth removal?

Depends on you: Every surgery is different. Some are very quick and uneventful. In these cases you may be back the day after. Other surgeries require significant bone removal and are more traumatic. In these instances you may be down several days. Generally, when the bleeding has stopped and the pain under control without narcotics, you are ready to work. Older people will require more time than younger. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time after wisdom teeth removal?

What is the recovery time after wisdom teeth removal?

It varies: Individuals react and respond differently to surgery, as some patients have an extremely high pain threshold and wisdom tooth surgery is only a minor distraction. Other patients may have a very low pain threshold and be incapacitated for a week or more from a simple uncomplicated extraction.

On the average, two to three days is the norm. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for after wisdom teeth removal pain?

Any home remedies for after wisdom teeth removal pain?

Ice: Ice pack will help to dull the pain, 20min on 20min off, keep you head elevated. Otherwise rx pain meds could help as well. ...Read more

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How long after wisdom teeth removal will pain subside?

How long after wisdom teeth removal will pain subside?

1-2 weeks: Usually narcotic pain medication should not be needed after 3 days. Motrin and Tylenol for first week. Should not have any pain after second week. If bite shifts and bone changes around surrounding teeth you may get some temperature sensitivity. If pain worsens after 3 days you may have dry socket and need to be evaluated by dentist who extracted tooth. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery time after wisdom teeth removal?

How long is the recovery time after wisdom teeth removal?

That depends: For most people the majority of the healing is completed in the first 5-6 days if you smoke or drink alcohol this will take longer. In rare cases dry socket can develop. This condition can take 2-3 weeks to heal. Following the care instructions of your oral surgeon greatly reduces the chance of developing dry socket. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can recover after wisdom teeth removal?

Can I tell me how I can recover after wisdom teeth removal?

Follow Instructions: Most oral surgeons will provide you with detailed preoperative and postoperative instructions on what to do and not do before and after surgery. Following the instructions provided by your surgeon or dentist will provide you with the best advice for recovery. ...Read more

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What happens before, during and after wisdom teeth removal?

What happens before, during and after wisdom teeth removal?

Consult with OS/DDS: I would recommend a consultation prior to having the teeth removed to answer your questions. The most important step is to have a consultation prior to surgery to have everything spelled out for you- pre and post-op instructions and what to expect. Local or general anesthetic, rides there and home, what you can eat/drink, meds, prior, etc. If being put to sleep- nothing 6 hours before. ...Read more

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How long after wisdom teeth removal until I can smoke again?

How long after wisdom teeth removal until I can smoke again?

Hopefully never: We suggest at least a few days, longer if possible. Maybe now would be a good time to stop smoking. Smoking can cause cancer, as I am sure you already know. In addition to lung cancer, oral cancers are on the rise! ...Read more

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Wisdom Teeth (Definition)

Wisdom teeth are the last molars to "come in" to a person's mouth. They usually emerge when someone is 17 to 21 years old. Many wisdom teeth become impacted for lack of room in the mouth, and ...Read more


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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

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