4 doctors weighed in:

Is it safe to be smoking after wisdom teeth removal?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

No. Increases risk of dry socket and delayed healing.
Smoking also not good in general. Make sure your wisdom teeth are evaluated and treated by an oral surgeon.

In brief: No

No. Increases risk of dry socket and delayed healing.
Smoking also not good in general. Make sure your wisdom teeth are evaluated and treated by an oral surgeon.
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Negative pressure caused by smoking or a straw can pull out the blood clot and result in a dry socket.

In brief: No

Negative pressure caused by smoking or a straw can pull out the blood clot and result in a dry socket.
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