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How long after getting 4 wisdom teeth removed do I have to wait before returning to rugby?

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Dr. Thomas Davis
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Rugby

Ask the oral surgeon as it depends on the complexity of the extraction and the anesthetic used.
It needs to heal slowly without the blood pressure being raised which a rugby game would do. Always wear a athletic mouth guard when you play fabricated by your dentist.

In brief: Rugby

Ask the oral surgeon as it depends on the complexity of the extraction and the anesthetic used.
It needs to heal slowly without the blood pressure being raised which a rugby game would do. Always wear a athletic mouth guard when you play fabricated by your dentist.
Dr. Thomas Davis
Dr. Thomas Davis
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Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: At least 1 day.

Before undertaking strenuous physical activity, wait at least 24 hours for the blood clot to form to prevent bleeding.
And make sure you feel strong enough to do it.

In brief: At least 1 day.

Before undertaking strenuous physical activity, wait at least 24 hours for the blood clot to form to prevent bleeding.
And make sure you feel strong enough to do it.
Dr. Idelle Brand
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: 1 month

Having wisdom teeth removed weakens the jaw.
Rugby is a heavy contact sport and no helmets are worn. If the lower jaw sustain a significant force, then a jaw fractured can occur. Usually after 1 month the jaw bone will have healed adequately.

In brief: 1 month

Having wisdom teeth removed weakens the jaw.
Rugby is a heavy contact sport and no helmets are worn. If the lower jaw sustain a significant force, then a jaw fractured can occur. Usually after 1 month the jaw bone will have healed adequately.
Dr. Ronald Achong
Dr. Ronald Achong
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