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What should I think about if I have a wisdom tooth extraction?

If you have your wisdom teeth extracted, you should adhere to the post-extraction regimen your dentist recommends.

Here are some tips to follow to make recovery easier:
  • Avoid anything that might prevent normal healing.
  • Don’t smoke or rinse your mouth vigorously.
  • Avoid drinking through a straw for 24 hours.
  • Follow the diet your dentist suggests.

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