Is drinking water after wisdom teeth removal recommended? 

Wisdom tooth, the last tooth to erupt in our mouth, may pose some issues in our oral cavity. In many, the wisdom tooth become infected or pressurize the adjacent molar tooth. Finally, we decide to extract the tooth. Nevertheless, will this be the end of this agony. Most of the wisdom tooth removal involves minor surgery. We worry about the aftereffects and the precautions after surgery. One of them is intake of fluids.

Drinking water after tooth extraction

Off course, it is generally safe to drink water after wisdom teeth removal. It is important to keep yourself hydrated by adding plenty of fluids in your diet. Do remember that water will rinse away any food particles and bacteria in the mouth quickening the healing.

Hot or Cold fluids ??

Cold diet is recommended immediately after tooth removal.

Having cold diet after tooth removal helps in bleeding control and quickens the healing process.

Ice cold water is advised after tooth removal.

after care instructions

Specific instructions after tooth removal will be provided by your oral surgeon or dentist, but it is typically recommended to start with a liquid diet or pureed diet for the first 24-48 hours after tooth removal surgery. You can then gradually add soft, easy-to-chew foods to your diet as you feel comfortable.

It is generally advised to avoid hard, crunchy, or spicy foods for the first week or so after surgery that may interrupt the healing process.

Any concern or queries regarding the after care instructions must be shared with the health care personnel. They will give a brief plan about the solid and liquid diet after wisdom tooth instructions. Sometimes there might be specific recommendations based on your individual needs and the specifics of your surgery.