Tooth Extraction

When to Stop Using Gauze After Tooth Extraction

Jun 30, 2024194 Views

We know it is not an easy experience to have your tooth removed, but it might be necessary to prevent an infection from spreading or to remove a decaying tooth. After your tooth removal procedure, the dentist will place gauze on your extraction site to control bleeding.

When Can I Eat Solid Food After Tooth Extraction?

Feb 15, 20241010 Views

Your troubles are not over after a tooth extraction procedure — the problem tooth might be out of your mouth, but it leaves an empty socket behind that requires proper healing. Your dental expert will instruct you on aftercare, which also includes switching your diet until the extraction site has started healing properly and a blood clot has formed. This causes many patients to ask the question: when can I eat solid food after tooth extraction?

Blood Clot After Tooth Extraction – Is My Socket Healing Normally?

May 15, 20231741 Views

It may seem like your dental troubles will end once you have undergone a tooth extraction procedure, but complications can still occur after your tooth has been removed. However, over time, your body will get to work on healing this empty socket during the following days. One significant sign of a healthy tooth extraction site is a normal blood clot. But what does a blood clot after tooth extraction look like?


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