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Sorrento Mesa Dental | After Wisdom Tooth Removal in San Diego

Sorrento Mesa Dental                                (858) 452-3561

Fay Ahmadpour DDS,Inc.

5830 Oberlin Drive #201, San Diego, CA 92121

sorrentomesadental@gmail.com

Serving San Diego, Sorrento Valley, Mira Mesa, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, La Jolla & UTC areas.

After Wisdom Tooth Removal
 

Wisdom tooth extraction is a surgical procedure that requires some post-operative care to reduce the chance of infection or other complications. Immediately after surgery, a gauze pad will be placed over the extraction site, which should not be removed for at least 45 minutes, and then discarded after that. Refrain from drinking from a straw or rinsing the mouth to ensure that you do not dislodge the blood clot that has formed. Limit your activities that day. You can resume your regular activities the following day.  Take the pain medication as prescribed to reduce the amount of discomfort you feel after the local anesthetic wears off. As with any oral surgery, refrain from drinking through a straw as doing so creates suction and may disrupt the sutures.

 
 
 
San Diego Dentist | After Wisdom Tooth Removal. Fay Ahmadpour is a San Diego Dentist.