Rest, Ice on the jaw, anti-inflammatory medication (ibuprofen and acetaminophen), DO NOT USE STRAWS. Do not self medicate yourself without first talking to the dentist. Usually the dentist will give you Tylenol 3 to help with the pain. Gargle with warm water and salt, spit out and do this several times a day. Salt is good for toughening gums and also to help healing. If this problem doesn't seem to improve in the next couple of days please see your dentist.
I had two wisdom teeth removed yesterday. I have little swelling on both sides.
It is normal to have some swelling and redness on your cheeks after having your wisdom teeth removed. If this swelling and redness lasts for more than 2 days you should contact your dentist.
Yes you can get braces having wisdom teeth, and the wisdom teeth will not get brackets put on them but it is best to get the wisdom teeth removed with in at least the first year of having your braces to avoid your teeth not being able to shift correctly
A little while after...
For the first 24 hours post-operative, ice packs are recommended to minimize swelling. After 24 hours, warm compresses are recommended to reduce swelling.
You can eat after having your wisdom teeth removed, but you should eat food that aren't crunchy, such as mashed potatoes, pudding, and milkshakes.
Having wisdom teeth removed has no bearing on when you defecate.
They might a little, if the wisdom tooth or teeth were really crowding them, but it won't be a huge amount.
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Getting your wisdom teeth removed can be quite painful. You can drink juice after having them removed so long as you don't use a straw.
Yes, dont worry.
30 - 60 mins
I say a week or two from personally having all 4 wisdom teeth out at once. After 3 days I could finally put my top and bottom teeth together!
You should have wisdom teeth removed if they are causing pain or are having a negative impact on other teeth - or are likely to do any of these things in the future. Otherwise, there is no problem in leaving them alone!
yes, that is normal, if you have swelling after 24 hours, and no fever or a headache its ok,what you can do, you can put a warm compress on the cheek. you can heat a warm towel in the microwave.
Yes, of course.
If you have a lump in your gum after you have had your wisdom teeth removed, it could just be swelling. If the lump does not go away, you should seek advice of your dentist.
Yes, it also helps with pain.
I just know it reduced swelling
No. However, not having them removed can. Wisdom teeth are teeth that are not needed. Our mouths were designed to have them but not need them. If they come in and are not straight they are called "impacted". When they become impacted they can cause danger to the roots of other teeth. This is when they need to be removed.
For a while ( few days) after your wisdom teeth are removed, it is advisable to do nothing that might disturb the blood clots that have formed in the tooth socket. That would include running or jumping.
usually the facial swelling will go away after 2 - 5 days. I've just had my 4 wizdom teeth removed and the swelling went away after 3 days, but its diffrent for other people. As my swelling was goin away i had some pain but nothing to worry about.
Most people require their wisdom teeth to be removed because they will shift the alignment of their other teeth, however if the wisdom teeth will not affect the other teeth they will not often be removed. Also 35% of the population will not develop wisdom teeth.
5-7 days to be safe