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How soon after getting wisdom teeth pulled can i brush my teeth?

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Dr. Paul Grin
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In brief: After 24 hours

Do brush your teeth gently.
Avoid brushing around the extraction. And don't use any toothpaste at all. Rinsing toothpaste from your mouth may dislodge the blood clot.

In brief: After 24 hours

Do brush your teeth gently.
Avoid brushing around the extraction. And don't use any toothpaste at all. Rinsing toothpaste from your mouth may dislodge the blood clot.
Dr. Paul Grin
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In brief: Follow Instructions

Your oral surgeon should have given you post op instructions.
.. they all do. It is critical not to disturb the clot or the sutures by either brushing or rinsing. After 24 hours gentle brushing and rinsing should be fine, but you should confirm this with your surgeon for your situation since every extraction is different.

In brief: Follow Instructions

Your oral surgeon should have given you post op instructions.
.. they all do. It is critical not to disturb the clot or the sutures by either brushing or rinsing. After 24 hours gentle brushing and rinsing should be fine, but you should confirm this with your surgeon for your situation since every extraction is different.
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