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Tooth Extraction Care Tips!

Written and reviewed by
Dr. Aman Bhatia 91% (415 ratings)
MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh  •  13 years experience
Tooth Extraction Care Tips!

1. Bite firmly on the gauze pads covering each extraction site for atleast 30 min to help stop the bleeding
2. Do not rinse vigorously, suck on straws, smoke, drink alcohol or brush teeth next to the extraction site for 48 hours.
3. Do not forget to take the medicines as prescribed by the doctor.
4. If possible chew on the opposite side of your extraction site. Drink lots of liquids and eat soft, nutritious foods. Strictly avoid hard, hot food & drinks for first 24 hours.
5. Avoid excessive mouth opening, yawning, spitting etc
6. If bleeding continues, call your dentist.

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