If you need a more accessible version of this website, click this button on the right.Switch to Accessible Site

Julie Boulos, DDS & Joseph Boulos, DDS | After Wisdom Tooth Removal in Pacific Beach

Family Owned General and Cosmetic Dentistry in the Heart of Pacific Beach

All Coast Dental

Julie Boulos, DDS & Joseph Boulos, DDS

858-270-4904

f_logo_official.png yelp_official_logo.png blogger_official.png google_plus_logo1_32pxel.png

After Wisdom Tooth Removal

   but_reviews.png  but_new_patient_reg.png

 

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.

 
 
 
Pacific Beach Dentist | After Wisdom Tooth Removal. Joseph Boulos is a Pacific Beach Dentist.