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When are you able to wash your mouth out after you get your wisdom teeth pulled?

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2011-02-05 05:01:43
2011-02-05 05:01:43

Usually, the next day. However, Rinse your mouth out with a little warm water and salt (a few dashes) in a glass. Just swish it around gently. Rinse your mouth out with a salt and water mixture aprx. Three times a day. Your dentist should have given you an antibiotic to fight any type of potential infection that could arise as well. Wait 24 hours before rincing. The reason for that is not to dislodge the blood cloth that forms during the few hours after the surgery. After 24 hours, it is recommended to rince with a disinfecting solution, preferably water and salt.

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