What to Eat After Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Planning to get your wisdom tooth removed? Wondering what to eat after the wisdom teeth removal? I understand how irritable wisdom teeth can get. Particularly, when they grow misaligned. But you will be glad to know that, wisdom tooth removal is one of the least painful surgical procedures. You won’t feel a thing while the dentist detaches your tooth from the gums. Usually, this surgical procedure takes about 30-40 minutes. And during this period your doctor will give you a local anesthetic to numb the area surrounding your teeth. You will still be awake and conscious but won’t feel any pain. Am I allowed to eat immediately after wisdom teeth removal? If not, then when can I resume my normal diet? Experts at the School of Dentistry, University of Washington, recommend you to rest for 2-3 days after the procedure. This is to speed up the recovery time. Also, dwindle the amount of swelling in the mouth–which is quite normal after oral surgery. The swelling is estimated to increase for 2-3 days and then go down gradually.  During this period, your doctor will keep you under some heavy painkillers, therefore, you won’t feel much pain or discomfort. Hence, do not […]

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