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Recovering From A Wisdom Tooth Extraction

teeth, health, smile, dentist, dentalhealth , oralhealthWisdom 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?

Key points:

– 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.

Read more here:

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321657.php

 

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Dr. Kate Robinson BDS PGCERT ORTH PGDIP SEDATION

Graduated from Guys Hospital, London in 1988, co-established the practice with Simon in 1992. Kate has a special interest in orthodontics and smile design and also provides a sedation service if needed to support our practitioners when treating extremely anxious patients.