Dental Care Tips After Wisdom Teeth Extraction
Wisdom teeth typically emerge in our teenage years. These third molars are normally extracted if the patient has a small jaw and is experiencing intense pain. Here are dental care tips after extraction.
– Expect formation of clots in the first 24 hours, followed by swelling for about 3 days.
– After a week, the dentist is likely to remove any stitches and the soreness should go away.
– Avoid smoking, brushing the extraction site, consuming hot meals and sucking on straws.
Follow all instructions from the dentist.
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