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How soon can I eat hot food after having a tooth extraction?

How soon can I eat hot food after having a tooth extraction?

Wait atleast 24Hrs: Cold stimuli the first 24 hrs and warm stimuli after 24hrs is the general rule for inflamatory reduction. ...Read more

Dr. Ron Eaker
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Hot Flashes (Definition)

Hot flashes are feelings of warmth that are most intense in the head, neck, and chest areas. They can result in extreme perspiration, which can lead to chills. Hot flashes are generally linked to menopause but might also be a result ...Read more


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I am a teacher. After a simple tooth extraction, how many hours should I rest before teaching or testing (orally) again? When can I eat regular food again? I shouldn't use straws for how many days? How many days avoid cold/hot drinks & hot/spicy food?

I am a teacher. After a simple tooth extraction, how many hours should I rest before teaching or testing (orally) again? When can I eat regular food again? I shouldn't use straws for how many days? How many days avoid cold/hot drinks & hot/spicy food?

Don'b be a hero: Take the day of surgery off from work. You need time for bleeding to stop, for the anesthesia to be metabolized, and to use cold compresses to minimize swelling. Follow your Dentist or Oral Surgeon's verbal and written instructions to the letter. Soft high-protein diet for a few days, then gradually titrate yourself back to your normal diet. For about a week avoid very hot, cold, spicy. ...Read more

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I had a tooth extraction almost 5 days ago. Should I only brush my teeth once a day for the next two weeks or I can brush my teeth twice a day? When can I eat hot &or spicy and normal food (not only soft&liquid food) again after the tooth extraction?

I had a tooth extraction almost 5 days ago. Should I only brush my teeth once a day for the next two weeks or I can brush my teeth twice a day? When can I eat hot &or spicy and normal food (not only soft&liquid food) again after the tooth extraction?

Post-surgical: Please consult written instructions given to you by Dentist or Oral Surgeon who did the extraction. Brush 2x/day, being gentle around the extraction site. Floss daily. Gradually return to normal-textured food. Try to avoid Hot or Spicy foods for another week. ...Read more

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Are same day tooth extraction and implant placement done in the u.S.?

Are same day tooth extraction and implant placement done in the u.S.?

Absolutely: The main factor in immediate placement has to, do with adequate initial stability. If the implant has excellent stability, it will be successfull. If theists cannot fully support the implant, it's placement should be delayed. ...Read more

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How long does tooth extraction heal?

How long does tooth extraction heal?

One to two weeks: Normally it's about a week or so that the socket of the extracted tooth heals and closes as it fells up with blood that coagulate and turns into bone later, and the socket gets shallower as it heals.
If that blood clot got dislodged for amy reason, that can cause the socket not to heal.
The condition is very painful and known as dry socket.
See your dentist to get it treated. ...Read more

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How long does a tooth extraction take?

How long does a tooth extraction take?

Thanks for asking!: Most extractions take 3-5 minutes per tooth. Of course not all extractions are the same and many multi-rooted or root canal treated teeth will take longer due to their level of difficulty and need for surgical removal. ...Read more

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What can I do after bad tooth extraction?

What can I do after bad tooth extraction?

The extraction was: Done badly or a tooth in bad shape was extracted? Follow your dentist's written instructions after an extraction. Avoid strenuous activity to include heavy lifting. Just plan to take it easy. Avoid activities that create suction (smoking or sucking from a straw). Don't swish vigorously. Avoid alcohol ; hot beverages. A soft or liquid diet would be good. Your dentist/ oral surgeon likely provided. ...Read more

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How long will tooth extraction pain last?

How long will tooth extraction pain last?

Extraction pain: Normally from a few hours to a day or two and can range from mild to moderate (to severe). Regardless, your dentist can prescribe an appropriate pain medication to keep you comfortable. There is a wide range of post-operative recovery timetables. Was is a loose baby tooth? Simple extraction? Difficult extraction? Severely impacted wisdom tooth? Your pain threshold? Etc. No simple answer here. ...Read more

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How long does tooth extraction pain last?

How long does tooth extraction pain last?

Few days: Most of the time the pain should not be noticeable with proper medication (pain killers and antibiotics) and dental care, complicated surgical procedures requiring opening of the gums and cutting bone may take a little longer, a week or two, and may need stronger medications. Your dentist should be able to give you a better idea depending on you particular case. ...Read more

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How long is it normal for a tooth extraction hurt?

How long is it normal for a tooth extraction hurt?

Varies: Some extractions can be quite traumatic to the surrounding tissues, while others have virtually no pain at all. If you are having severe pain, call your dentist and be seen. One condition (dry socket) can become apparent 3-10 days after the procedure and be very painful. Some measures can be taken to relieve the pain. Call for a follow-up visit and let your dentist help. ...Read more

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Why can't I eat hard foods after tooth extraction?

Why can't I eat hard foods after tooth extraction?

TLC: You don't want to irritate the extraction site al all. Soft foods don't take much chewing force and tend to allow the wound to heal more quickly. ...Read more

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Sudden urge to chew after tooth extraction. Is this weird?

Nope: Pressure receptors tend to inhibit pain receptors, so the pressure of the chewing helps alleviate the pain from the extraction. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a slight temp after a tooth extraction? 99°?

Is it normal to have a slight temp after a tooth extraction? 99°?

Tooth extraction: Is a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. It is normal to have slight fever. Pain and swelling following surgery is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery. Muscle spasm and limited range of motion of the jaw are minor complications. After that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. Get well soon. ...Read more

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Following tooth extraction I find sharp 'tooth shell', what to do?

Following tooth extraction I find sharp 'tooth shell', what to do?

Return to your Dr.: Without seeing the "tooth shell", it is hard to know what that is, but it sounds like you already had a dentist who removed the tooth for you. Sometimes, a small fragment of separated bone can come out to the surface on its own, or it could be something your dentist placed for tissue healing but dislodged. If you return to the doctor who saw you for extraction, you will quickly find out. ...Read more

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Do's and dont's after a tooth extraction? What can I eat or not eat?

Do's and dont's after a tooth extraction? What can I eat or not eat?

PO Instructions: Eat a soft diet for a few days. Chew on the opposite side. Start rinsing gently with salt water the next day. Don't play with the surtures. Pain should slowly subside over a few days. If begins to intensify, call the dentist you could have a dry socket. ...Read more

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What are possible complications from cleaning after tooth extraction?

What are possible complications from cleaning after tooth extraction?

Irritation: If the cleaning around the extraction site is done too aggressively there is danger of irritating the site. It is also possible to push debris into the site which could delay healing or cause an infection.
Depending upon how long ago the extraction was done it is best to either delay the cleaning or to avoid the area immediately adjacent to the extraction site. ...Read more

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I feel dizzyness after tooth extraction. Is that normal? What can I do?

Happens: You are likely dehydrated and relaxing after your system released lots of Epinephrine due to anxiety. Sit down or lay back a little bit and start to take on lots of fluids. Think liters, not glasses. You should be fine. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it normal if the hole for tooth extraction closes over in a couple days?

Is it normal if the hole for tooth extraction closes over in a couple days?

It can be: I can not see where this would be a problem, but you can always see the dentist for a post op visit. ...Read more

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What to do if I had a tooth extraction and now I don't feel like my normal self?

Proper Follow up+: You may have a sub acute infection. You may be dehydrated commonly seen among surgery patients. Sooo. Call your surgeon and ask. Most want to see you Sooo. Call.
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What do you advise if I had a tooth extraction and now I don't feel like my normal self?

What do you advise if I had a tooth extraction and now I don't feel like my normal self?

Find why: How to cope with missing tooth depends on the issue you have after losing a tooth. Do you feel depressed? Or you don't feel you look the same any more? Or chewing is compromised? If function or appearance issues, your dentist can help you by finding a way to place a new tooth where you lost yours. If your mood has changed, you may need to see your doctor for a referral for a specific service. ...Read more

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What can I eat after baby tooth extraction?

Almost anhything: I would stay away from hot peppers and anhything hard for a few days. ...Read more

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Soccer after tooth extraction, is this okay?

Soccer after tooth extraction, is this okay?

That depends: If this was an over-retained baby tooth for a child it should not be much different then the tooth coming out on its own. If it was an easy experience and the child feels up to it, let them play. If this was an extraction of an adult tooth then I would wait a few days. ...Read more

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Can I eat spicy food after tooth extraction?

Can I eat spicy food after tooth extraction?

Spicy foods after...: It depends on how soon after tooth extraction. Immediately after oral surgery, you should be on a liquid diet, then a very soft diet, and gradually returning to a normal diet over several days. Spicy foods may cause discomfort or a burning sensation, but probably won't cause any serious injury. The consistency is more important than the spiciness. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is a bubble over tooth extraction site normal?

Is a bubble over tooth extraction site normal?

It is normal: Your blood pocket (bubble) is normal, please leave it be. Disturbance of this clot can lead to increased bleeding or the loss of the blood clot and dry socket. Take care. ...Read more

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Does dental insurance cover a tooth extraction?

Does dental insurance cover a tooth extraction?

Most likely: You can expect that most dental insurances will provide some level of coverage for routine dental extractions and there is no need for preauthorization. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat curry after tooth extraction?

Mild curry: Is ok. If too spicy, might be uncomfortable even if you're normally used to it because of the healing socket. ...Read more

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Could I use my cpap after a tooth extraction?

Could I use my cpap after a tooth extraction?

Hummmmm: I would be careful if an upper molar was extracted. The air could cause pressure changes in the sinus and cause an opening between the sinus and mouth thriough the socket. Either take a few days off, or very low pressures. Otherwise, CPAP should not be a problem for the remainder of the mouth. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

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