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How Many Hours After A Dental Filling Should I Wait Before Brushing My Teeth
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The same day: Maintaining good oral hygiene is important. You can brush all of your teeth except where your teeth were removed the day of surgery. I advise my patients to brush lightly over the extraction sites the first day after surgery and resume normal brushing on the second postoperative day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right Away: White fillings are cured immediately with a curing light and silver fillings harden over a few minutes after placement. You can brush right away after fillings are placed. If you are numb from anesthetic, you should be careful not to brush too hard so as not to injure the gum tissues. ...Read more
I just had a wisdom tooth extraction. How long should I wait before using listerine mouthwash again?
You can: use it on the third day but don't swish vigorously as you might loosen the clot. Just put some on your tongue and spread it around then GENTLY rinse with water. After a week or 10 days you can go back to your normal routine. Don't neglect your toothbrush but avoid the extraction area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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?
How many days after wisdom tooth extraction should I brush at wound site ? For now I only rinse with corsodyl and brush other teeth.
Depends: This is a tricky question. The asa guidelines for npo status state that adults may have "clear" liquids 6 hours before general anesthesia. However, we frequently have patients take morning medications with a sip of water an hour before the procedure. So the answer is this depends on what kind of juice and how much. The bottom line is tell your surgeon and let them decide how to proceed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Extractions & Diet: No sutures and non-impacted wisdom teeth removed - whenever it feels comfortable. Sutures and impacted wisdom teeth removed - soft foods for a week then advance as tolerated. Much is dependent on what feels comfortable for you and range of motion. Semi-solids are always good to stick to for the first week before venturing back into firm solids. No need to rush. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do you have to brush your teeth after a dental cleaning before you eat? or can you eat right away after a dental cleaning? is it clean?
YES: Composite or tooth colored fillings are set right away, however you want to wait until your numbness goes away so you don't bit your cheek! if it's silver fillings, then you will need to wait for about an hour until they set, although you shouldn't want those in your mouth anyway! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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