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How soon can I drink soda after wisdom tooth removal?

How soon can I drink soda after wisdom tooth removal?

Time to quit!: Now would be a great time to quit drinking soda. The high sugar content in regular soda is very destructive to the teeth. And diet soda contains acids that are caustic to dental enamel. Lastly, whatever you drink, don't use a straw, which can dislodge the blood clot that forms to start the healing process. ...Read more

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


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Is it okay to drink soda a day after wisdom tooth removal?

Is it okay to drink soda a day after wisdom tooth removal?

No straws: It's best not to suck anything through a straw for several days after any kind of tooth extraction. You can dislodge the clot and cause a delay in healing. But be sure to drink plenty of fluids! ...Read more

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How long after wisdom tooth removal can you start drinking through a straw again?

How long after wisdom tooth removal can you start drinking through a straw again?

The five S's : Don't do these five things that start with "s" for 2 days: smoke, suck through straw, slurp soup, sex or spit! good luck! ...Read more

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Do you have to wait a full two weeks to drink through a straw after wisdom tooth removal? Or is a week and a half okay?

Do you have to wait a full two weeks to drink through a straw after wisdom tooth removal? Or is a week and a half okay?

Better safe...: Than sorry...No one can tell you that one and a half weeks is ok, because if something happens, they are now responsible :) listen to your dentist! is it that important to have a drink through a straw anyways!?! ...Read more

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After 48 hours of a wisdom tooth removal, can you drink alcohol?

After 48 hours of a wisdom tooth removal, can you drink alcohol?

Wait 5-7 days: Not right away, alcohol can interfere with healing and could lead to a dry socket. Give the tissue 5-7 days to heal. When and if you do choose to drink alcohol, please do responsibly. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink soda three days after a wisdom tooth extraction?

Is it safe to drink soda three days after a wisdom tooth extraction?

Ask your dentist/OS: Possibly. But I would go by the post-op instructions of the your dentist/OS whom extracted the tooth/teeth. Make sure you do not drink through a straw...sucking in can actually affect healing and can possibly result in a dry socket. ...Read more

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Can you drink anything after wisdom tooth extraction?

Yes: You will definitely want to keep hydrated. So drink plenty of fluids. Avoid carbonated beverages and alcohol. ...Read more

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How long after wisdom tooth extraction should I wait before drinking with a straw?

How long after wisdom tooth extraction should I wait before drinking with a straw?

3-4 days: It is recommended not to drink from a straw for 3-4 days after a tooth extraction because that is the peak time when a dry socket can occur. ...Read more

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Can i drink and smoke after wisdom tooth extraction?

Can i drink and smoke after wisdom tooth extraction?

No smoking: Do not smoke after wisdom tooth extraction. You increase the chance of very painful dry socket. Follow the directions from the dentist or oral surgeon that did the extraction. Eat a soft diet, drinking is ok but avoid alcohol while taking pain medications. ...Read more

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