Post-Extraction Tooth Care Tips

Post-Extraction Tooth Care Tips

After a wisdom tooth extraction , you should make an effort to avoid the area where you had the procedure to give it time to heal. Do not chew with that part of your mouth or touch it with your tongue until it has healed completely.

Rinse with warm salt water to help reduce inflammation and soreness. You should not smoke or suck through a straw for a few days. Eat soft foods until you feel comfortable chewing on that side of your mouth.

After you get this oral surgery in San Diego, you should schedule a follow-up appointment with your general dentist. Check out this video to learn more about your recovery.