Irrigating Wisdom Tooth Sockets:  6 Easy Steps For Optimal Healing

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Extraction is often necessary due to impaction problems, pain, or difficulty in cleaning. Following extraction, it is essential to provide adequate care to ensure optimal healing and prevent complication

Why are irrigating wisdom tooth sockets needed?

Irrigating the wisdom tooth sockets after their extraction plays a crucial role in preventing infection and promoting faster healing. After extraction, a blood clot forms at the site where the tooth was located. T

Gentle irrigation with saline or antibacterial rinses recommended by your dentist can help remove food debris and bacteria that may accumulate at the extraction site without damaging the blood clot.

How to irrigate wisdom teeth sockets?

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After the extraction of the wisdom teeth, the dentist will provide detailed instructions on how to care for the extraction area.

Postoperative discomfort

It is common to experience some degree of discomfort after wisdom teeth extraction. However, proper irrigation can help reduce this discomfort by preventing the buildup of bacteria and food at the extraction site.

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