20 tips for recovery after extraction of wisdom teeth

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20 tips for recovery after extraction of
wisdom teeth
The wisdom teeth, or third molars, are the last teeth to be formed, usually between 16 and
22 years. The four wisdom teeth are the last molars located at the end of the mouth, at the
top and bottom. Not everyone has Houston Wisdom Teeth. Also, if they do not push the
other teeth, they can come out and work like other molars to chew.
Having the Houston Wisdom Teeth Extraction has a variety of benefits to your oral
health that include:
•
Prevention of overcrowded teeth.
•
Avoiding tooth decay and gum disease.
•
Prevention of a wisdom tooth from getting stuck in the jaw.
Here are some tips to recover after Houston Wisdom Tooth Extraction:
1.
Schedule your surgery near the end of your work week or school to ensure that
you will have time to recover.
2.
Buy movies, books and games like you to rest in bed or on the couch for at least a
day or two. Give yourself all the time to recover as you need.
3.
be careful when the mouth is numb after leaving the surgery. Avoid biting your
lips or tongue.
4.
Do not touch the extraction site in the mouth with the tongue or fingers.
5.
You may experience bleeding, pain, or swelling. So don’t worry about it.
6.
Contact your dentist if you have dry mouths or if you have any of these symptoms
after the first 24 hours: bleeding, numbness in your lips or mouth or nausea.
7.
Use an ice pack to relieve pain and decrease swelling.
8.
Raising the head to reduce swelling.
9.
Do not forget to hydrate. It will help the mouth heal faster.
10.
Do not take out of straws. This can be bad for the formation of clots in the mouth.
11.
Set alarms on your phone to make sure you take medication in the right times.
12.
Rinse your mouth with warm salt water. This helps stop the bacteria from
infecting your wounds.
13.
after 24 hours, return to your regular brushing and flossing. If it is uncomfortable
or painful, brush gently. Be sure to be gentle at the particular extraction site. But it is
important to keep the mouth clean and healthy to promote rapid healing.
14.
Avoid exercising and other vigorous physical activities for the week following
surgery.
15.
Use heat packs 24-48 hours after surgery to relieve pain.
16.
Omit foods that require chewing. Instead, eat foods such as: apple sauce, soup
broth, ice cream, mashed potatoes, oatmeal, milk, smoothies, yogurt, cottage cheese or
Jell-o.
17.
Avoid foods such as tapioca pudding where small particles could get stuck in the
extraction site and infect.
18.
Do not eat foods that are spicy.
19.
Avoid tobacco is already harmful to the healing process of your body. We always
recommend avoiding it because it is bad for your oral health - and health in general - at
any time.
20.
Jaw exercises can help with stiffness after surgery.
So Impacted Wisdom Teeth Removal is process which need special care so that no
further problem will create with teeth’s.
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