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What Should You Avoid After a Tooth Extraction?

People need to have a tooth extracted for a variety of reasons. Whether your tooth decay has gotten to the point that an extraction is necessary, your wisdom teeth are impacted, or you have crowded teeth, sometimes extraction is the best option.

Although a tooth extraction is generally a successful procedure, doing your part to help your mouth heal can help prevent pain and infection. While you should always follow your dentist or oral surgeon’s instructions for healing, keep the following things in mind to avoid following your procedure. What should you avoid after a tooth extraction?

An article by Dr. Jason Abel. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: WHAT SHOULD YOU AVOID AFTER A TOOTH EXTRACTION?

About Dr. Jason Abel

Dr. Jason Abel has taken extensive continuing education in order to stay current and informed in the latest procedures and techniques in dentistry. He is a “Preferred Provider” of Invisalign invisible braces, and enjoys the opportunity to provide a wide range of dental treatment for his patients, including root canals, extractions, dentures, and restorative dentistry.
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We were excited to open our doors on May 1 for regular patient care.  We will continue to strive to provide a clean, safe and caring environment. You may notice a few differences when you arrive at our office, but they are part of the new protocol we have implemented.

 

IMPORTANT: rather than entering our office upon arrival, please call us first (703-815-0775) to let us know you’re here. You will be asked some screening questions over the phone, and then may enter our reception area where your temperature will be taken and hand sanitizer provided. Your shoes will also be lightly sprayed with disinfectant. You will then be escorted to a disinfected treatment room.

We are excited to welcome you back to our office!