Speeding Up Recovery After Wisdom Teeth Extraction

People get their wisdom teeth extracted for different reasons, the most common being lack of space in the jawbone, which causes severe pain. Here is how to speed up recovery after wisdom tooth removal.

Main takeaways:

– You will experience blood clots 24 hours after the surgery and swelling for about 3 days.

– 7 days later, the dentist will remove stitches and jaw will heal.

– Speed up recovery by avoiding hot meals, hard foods, smoking and sucking on straws.

– Do not brush the extraction site.

Please do not drive 48 hours after the procedure.

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