I'm wondering how long until I can eat solid foods after extraction of 4 wisdom teeth?

Depends. It will depend upon how difficult the extractions were... Some can eat in 24 hours others may need to wait 6 weeks to avoid a fractured mandible. Check with your dentist to be sure.

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When can I start eating solid foods after having my wisdom teeth extracted? It's been four days, and the process has been really easy, actually. I had a little bleeding the first few days, but no real pain or swelling. I'd like to eat, and know to avoid c

The . The advice i give most patients is "if it hurts, don't eat it." it is very difficult to do any real damage to the surgical sites after typical third molar surgery. Generally, you should begin with foods of softer consistency such as scrambled eggs, yogurt, pasta and slowly advance your diet as tolerated to harder foods. Salt water rinses are helpful in keeping food and debris out of the surgical sites and your oral and maxillofacial surgeon may provide you with a small irrigation syringe to direct a stream of water directly into the surgical sites to help to clean them. Read more...
I . I agree with what dr. Kantner recommends but would caution against using an irrigation syringe to clean out extraction sites early in the healing period as it can cause a very painful condition call "dry socket" if the blood clot is dislodged. Read more...
Depends on you. Good nutrition is important to healing. So you want to be eating healthy. I tell my patients to have soft foods like yogurt, smoothies for the first few days and then build up to more solid foods as they can tolerate them. Since everyone heals differently it is impossible to give you an exact time frame, but if it doesn't bother you, you can use your own good judgement and eat it. Read more...
Comfort. As long as you are following your dentist's instructions, let comfort be your guide to eating. Read more...

When can I eat solid foods after getting 3 wisdom teeth extracted? I had the surgery 5 days ago

Ask your doctor. Unless you had very unusual circumstances with your extractions, you should be fine by now but the best bet is a call to your surgeon to verify this. You require good nutrition to properly heal. Read more...
Wisdom tooth healing. Nutrition is important in the healing process. You should be able to eat soft foods by now. Gradually build up to regular foods as you can tolerate chewing. If you have concerns about your healing please contact the extracting dentist,. Read more...
Be patient. Following the extraction of wisdom teeth, it is important to avoid eating solid food, crunchy, spicy, or difficult-to-chew foods. Such foods may increased pain or prevent healing and break the forming blood clot. Continue to eat a soft diet for 5-7 days. Read more...

I had all 4 wisdom teeth out tuesday. When can I eat solid foods? A couple teeth where impacted and have stitches

Hygiene. You cam start eating hard food anytime. However exercise care and good hygiene3 around ext area. Read more...
I would refrain. From solids because of the fact that you have had sutures placed. A general rule that i like to instruct my patients with the consistency of their diet post wisdom teeth removal is "with sutures placed, for the first week, only eat foods that you can easily separate with a fork" pasta, scrambled eggs, fish, etc. Read more...
Depends. Mostly it depends how you feel. You should avoid chewing on those areas with stitches..Do this by eating food from a fork in small bites. Avoid nuts, seeds, chips, or other crunchy foods that can injure the wounds or get lodged in the wounds. This can cause unnecessary complications with healing. Good choices are eggs, boneless chicken and fish, potatoes, plain pasta, and other low acid food. Read more...

I got 4 impacted wisdom teeth taken out today, will I be able to eat solid foods?

Yes and no. It is best to wait a day or so to eat solid foods. Depending on how much surgery was done and if sutures were placed its best to eat a cool soft diet. Eat cool eggs, mashed potatoes, jello, pudding and icecream. Even protein shakes are a great supplement. I tell my patients soft diet first 48 hours and then increase your diet as tolerated. Good luck! Read more...
Ask your surgeon. We generally recommend a softer more homogenously textured diet until the extraction sites are closed. Your surgeon knows your specific situation. I would call your surgeon and ask. Read more...

Wisdom teeth removed a day ago, when can I eat solid foods and meals?

Now, but... For the meantime, avoid hard, sharp, and crunchy foods. Follow the oral and\or written instructions of your dentist. He\she can tell you when you can resume a completely normal regimen after seeing you for a post op visit. Read more...