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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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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?

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

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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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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I want to know if i will be loopy after wisdom teeth removal?

I want to know if i will be loopy after wisdom teeth removal?

Loopy: If you are sedated for the procedure yes you will be loopy and need someone to look after your for the first day or two. If done under local you will just need a ride home but you will not be loopy. Talk to your surgeon. ...Read more

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Please help! 3 weeks after wisdom teeth removal and still pain !?

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Please help! 3 weeks after wisdom teeth removal and still pain !?

Not uncommon: Unfortunately most wisdom teeth surgery is accompanied by some degree of pain up to 3 weeks. For the pain management, you can take an Rx medication by your oral surgeon and alternate with NSAIDs OTC. If concerned, visit your surgeon for post-op appointment. ...Read more

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What to do if i drank through a straw after wisdom teeth removal?

Not recommended: Do not use a straw for 4- 5 days following surgery or you will disturb the clot and you might get a dry socket. ...Read more

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Bunion Removal (Definition)

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A dental amalgam commonly referred to as a "silver filling" is a metal alloy comprised of silver, copper and tin, in addition to mercury, which binds these components into a hard, stable substance and used on back teeth to replace lost tooth structure from decay. Over the years it has been generally replaced with tooth ...Read more