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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

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...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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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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How can I prevent dry socket after wisdom teeth removal?

How can I prevent dry socket after wisdom teeth removal?

Avoid. . .: Vigorous rinsing, spitting sucking through a straw and smoking as these may increase the risk of developing a dry socket. ...Read more

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Can I brush teeth vigorously after wisdom teeth removal?

Can I brush teeth vigorously after wisdom teeth removal?

Brushing "Wisdom": First week, avoid adjacent molars to surgical sites. If you have an ultrasonic toothbrush, then as you approach the last molars shut it off. Gentle rinsing and gentle brushing for a week. Then resume as normal and expect some tenderness. ...Read more

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Could it be bad I rinsed my mouth after wisdom teeth removal?

Could it be bad I rinsed my mouth after wisdom teeth removal?

No: You need to rinse after eating following the removal of teeth. Of more importance is how vigorously you rinse. My patients are advise to rinse lightly after eating or drinking fluids on the day of surgery to remove any residual food particles. Vigorous rinsing on the day of surgery could cause the loss of the blood clot and should be avoided. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to have sex after wisdom teeth removal?

Is it possible for you to have sex after wisdom teeth removal?

Yes, possible: It is totally up to how you feel after the procedure. The majority of people would probably wait a few days so that any discomfort from the extraction sites was not a distraction, but the choice is up to you. Your mouth will be sore for a few days so I would avoid oral sex for a 7-10 days. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can avoid vomiting after wisdom teeth removal?

Can I tell me how I can avoid vomiting after wisdom teeth removal?

Talk with dds: Some suggestions include eat lightly and drink fluids. I have also heard that coke can help... Not pepsi. Best of luck... Maybe others can have better suggestions.. ...Read more

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How long after wisdom teeth removal should I wait before I have sex?

Depends: Totally depends on how you feel. If you feel ok there is no restriction. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to do a salt water rinse after wisdom teeth removal?

Is it necessary to do a salt water rinse after wisdom teeth removal?

No: Rinsing with salt water is not an absolute requirement, but is recommended as a physiologic rinse to help with the postoperative healing. ...Read more

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No pain after wisdom teeth removal and nitrous oxide. Is that normal?

No pain after wisdom teeth removal and nitrous oxide. Is that normal?

Can be: If the teeth were easily extracted then post op pain can be minimal. Every surgery is different. Severely impacted wisdom teeth require much more trauma to remove and surgery causes more swelling and pain. ...Read more

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Cheek randomly got swollen weeks after wisdom teeth removal, what can I do?

Cheek randomly got swollen weeks after wisdom teeth removal, what can I do?

Swelling after exts: The swelling may be a result of a periosteal abscess--return to your oral surgeon for a post op evaluation. ...Read more

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I am unable to open my mouth all the way, 3 weeks after wisdom teeth removal?

I am unable to open my mouth all the way, 3 weeks after wisdom teeth removal?

Go back and: See your doctor. You can also consider craniosacral therapy, chinese medicine and acupuncture to help with this issue....All off which will help. It is a bit unusual to have that much trouble three weeks later so be rechecked. ...Read more

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I'm not sure, but should the back of your mouth hurt after wisdom teeth removal?

I'm not sure, but should the back of your mouth hurt after wisdom teeth removal?

It certainly can -: You can have some referred pain from the procedure, and also some injections are given more posterior to where the surgical incisions are and you may be feeling some of the soreness from having multiple injections as well. ...Read more

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Will goldenseal or cat's claw help with my dry sockets after wisdom teeth removal?

Will goldenseal or cat's claw help with my dry sockets after wisdom teeth removal?

Herbal remedy: A better herbal remedy for dry socket is oil of clove. This is where eugenol is derived which is used routinely as a dry socket treatment. ...Read more

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Tongue has light yellow coloration after wisdom teeth removal. Should I be concerned?

Tongue has light yellow coloration after wisdom teeth removal. Should I be concerned?

No: A slight discoloration of the tongue following surgery in the mouth is not uncommon. An altered diet, antibiotics if taken, and decreased oral hygiene are some things that can cause the tongue to have a different appearance. ...Read more

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How long before I can start flossing and wearing my retainer again after wisdom teeth removal?

How long before I can start flossing and wearing my retainer again after wisdom teeth removal?

If you feel up to it: If your surgery was complex and you have trouble opening your mouth, are swollen, in pain, etc. You may want to hold off until you heal a bit before trying. You should be able to start flossing the front teeth first and then as the surgical sites toward your molars heal you can start to floss there. Generally speaking you should be able to wear your retainer and floss within 1 to 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Are Red dots on soft palate after wisdom teeth removal normal? I can feel them and it's really annoying

Are Red dots on soft palate after wisdom teeth removal normal? I can feel them and it's really annoying

Irrelevant: Red dots on soft palate can be because of some irritant or allergy, regardless of wisdom teeth surgery. If cornered, see your surgeon for post-op appointment. ...Read more

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How long after wisdom teeth removal do I have to wait to smoke? I got 2 out on friday. They told me a week, but I'm going crazy.

How long after wisdom teeth removal do I have to wait to smoke? I got 2 out on friday. They told me a week, but I'm going crazy.

Smoking is: Never ok. However, 4 days after the surgery if no complications or pain you can go back to your daily routine. Take this opportunity to quit smoking. Save your health and money. Take care. ...Read more

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It's been almost 7 days and I have dry socket in my left bottom hole after wisdom teeth removal. Am I okay to drink through a straw?

It's been almost 7 days and I have dry socket in my left bottom hole after wisdom teeth removal. Am I okay to drink through a straw?

Dry socket: I'm not clear if you still have pain in the socket and how well the socket is filling in with tissue. Your dentist should be following the healing process for you and he\she would be the best one to answer your question and tell you at this point what you can and can't do. Having said that, it would be better to wait until you are completely free of pain there and the socket is closed up. ...Read more

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1 week after wisdom teeth removal here is still swelling on the bottom left side and today I felt the left 2nd molar wiggling. Is this normal?

1 week after wisdom teeth removal here is still swelling on the bottom left side and today I felt the left 2nd molar wiggling. Is this normal?

Normal?: You have had surgery. Healing takes time. If you are concerned enough to send this post, then please call your treating Dentist or Oral Surgeon for a post-surgical examination to assure that your healing is proceeding at the expected rate. Do it. It will put your mind at ease. ...Read more

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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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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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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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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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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


Tooth Extraction (Definition)

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