How long before it's safe to drink alcohol after tooth extraction?

Wait 72 hours. As long as you are not taking any medications like opioids or antibiotics. After 72 hours you should be able to consume alcohol responsibly.
Alcohol post extract. Avoid any carbonated beverages for at least 24 hours, if you are going to drink alcohol do not take any of your narcotic pain medication as they will have an additive effect. Always drink in moderation and use a designated driver.

Related Questions

Wisdoms tooth extraction, can I drink alcohol 2 days later?

Why? Let's say you had a small operation on your arm and had a slightly open wound there. Lets say the operation was done two days ago. Would you pour a scotch or bourbon over the wound and think it would have no affect? Read more...
Not recommended. If no complications, you should have a stable clot after 24-48 hours following extractions, so after 3-4 days you can consume alcohol in moderation. Read more...

I just had my stitches removed from tooth extraction. Thank god. So the question is can I drink alcohol again?

Likely yes. Just ask your doctor. If you're not on medication and if the gingiva has healed, then alcohol should not affect the extraction sites. Read more...
Likely. Ask the surgeon to be sure, but you should be ok for alcohol -- in moderation. If it feels bad at extraction sites, then stop and give it a few more days. Good luck. Read more...

Can I drink alcohol a week after wisdom tooth extraction?

Trick Question? A patient once asked me if he could play the trombone after having a wisdom tooth removed, and I said yes after he recovered. He said, "Good, because I never could play it before". If you previously consumed alcohol, you should be safe to resume one week after surgery as long as you are not taking pain meds. Read more...

Will I be able to drink alcohol after wisdom tooth extraction?

Able? Able? yes as no one can stop you. A good idea? no. Is this your biggest concern about having your wisdom teeth out? That might be a concern in and of itself. Read more...
Not recommended. Follow your surgeon's specific instructions and avoid drinking alcohol first 72 hours. Just a common sense, alcohol and prescription pain medicines do not mix together. Read more...

Can I drink alcohol 7 or more days after a tooth extraction? I heard that alcohol could disrupt the blood clotting process?

Yes. Drinking of alcohol has a small effect on your blood clotting ability. Alcohol and pain medication(narcotics) should not be taken at the same time. Alcohol may influence any pre-medication or sedation given before and during the surgery. Therefore, it is best to wait for a few days and till after you are off any pain meds. Read more...
Yes and no. The clotting "process" stabilizes a wound during the initial healing period. Having a drink will not affect the clotting at 7 days. Alcohol can interfere/interact with pain control and some antibiotics. Don't over-indulge and check with your doc or pharmacist about medication interactions. Read more...