How to remove food stuck in healing wisdom tooth hole

It is likely that many people will need to extract their wisdom teeth since they do not always fit in space or are simply not aligned with the other teeth, which could lead to dental health and aesthetic problems because of the healing wisdom tooth hole.

Tips to avoid food becoming stuck in a healing wisdom tooth hole

1) Soft diet

With the purpose of avoiding food deposits, possible infections, hemorrhages, and other affectation of the dental alveolus, a soft diet must be strictly adhered to for at least the first 24 hours.

2) Avoid hot and spicy food

Very hot foods can break a clot and cause bleeding at the surgery site. they may cause dryness. Similarly, spicy foods can cause irritation and infection.

How to clean the hole of the healing wisdom tooth hole

When food enters the hole, which is normal, if it does not bother you too much, you can choose to leave it; over time it will come out on its own.

1)Rinse with salt water

24 hours after the extraction, you can rinse with warm salt water (such as saline, to help remove food that has lodged in the hole.

2)Rinse with herbal tea

If salt water is not to your liking, you could also rinse with an infusion of warm herbal tea. Some have known anti-inflammatory properties: chamomile, turmeric, and green tea.

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