Posted on 06 July 2022
You may require an extraction if your dentist is unable to save a tooth. Your dentist will provide post-surgery instructions to help you heal.
- You can enquire about bone preservation as part of an extraction, which can make a future tooth replacement procedure less challenging.
- You will need to eat soft foods for a period after an extraction, so stock up on items like fish, soup, yogurts and oatmeal.
- Be aware of symptoms of a possible infection such as fever, excessive pain, nausea and vomiting.
"Avoid tough meats, hard breads, crackers, or nuts after your extraction to protect your smile and ensure your mouth heals properly."
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