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Wisdom Teeth Extraction in Albuquerque, NM
Early evaluation can help protect you from any future oral health problems or emergencies, and allow a simpler process for removal if indicated than should an emergency extraction be necessary.
What Are Wisdom Teeth?
Are Wisdom Teeth Always Extracted?
How Are Wisdom Teeth Extracted?
Frequently Asked Questions
What to expect after the wisdom tooth removal procedure?
You may experience mild swelling, bleeding, and facial bruising - all of which should resolve in a day or two. Take antibiotics or pain medications as directed if prescribed by your doctor. Within 72 hours, you should be able to return to work or school
What can I eat after having my wisdom teeth removed?
Foods such as: blended soups and broths, blended yogurts, mashed potatoes, scrambled eggs, applesauce or mashed bananas, ice cream and smoothies, and jello/puddings
How soon can you eat after you’ve had your wisdom teeth removed?
It’s safe to eat soft foods about 24 - 48 hours after wisdom tooth removal. In the first 24 - 28 hours, it’s best to only consume smooth soup and juice
Do I need to sleep differently after I’ve had my wisdom teeth removed?
Make sure to sleep with your head elevated the first few nights following the wisdom tooth removal. If you sleep on your side, a single pillow is all you need