Wisdom teeth are the large teeth that erupt at the back of the mouth usually in our teens. If your wisdom teeth are impacted, the dentist might recommend extraction. So, how do you ensure a good recovery?
– At home, follow the dentist’s instructions, rinse regularly with mouthwash or salt water and take painkillers.
– Avoid smoking, eating hot foods, sucking on a straw, or poking the site with your tongue.
– Swelling should reduce after three days and the dentist will remove any stitches in 7 days.
Visit your dentist regularly for follow-ups.
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