I just got all four wisdom teeth pulled. How long should I keep using gauze pads?

Answer Well, you want to keep using the gauze pads until the bleeding stops. If you have a lot of bleeding for a long time, you might want to contact your dentist. When I had mine pulled, I was an idiot... Read More »

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After the wisdom teeth are extracted how long should you bite down on the gauze?

Bite down on the gauze, changing it every 15-30 minutes, and when the gauze has just a pinkish tint to it (instead of the dark red blood you had been seeing), then the bleeding has slowed down enou... Read More »

Do you have to keep gauze in your mouth for bleeding after wisdom teeth are removed?

It's better if you do. It will stop the bleeding sooner and help prevent a dry socket. A dry socket is VERY painful. Just use a small piece and fold it into a small square, put the square directly ... Read More »

How long should you wait before drinking alcohol after getting your wisdom teeth pulled?

Answer You should wait for 3 - 4 days or until your dentist checks you again (whichever comes first.) Having any tooth pulled (wisdom teeth are difficult at best) tears the gums and your dentist ... Read More »

Having all four wisdom teeth pulled next thursday! Help!!!!?

Please don't be scared.I just got mine out yesterday!! No joke this is exactly how it went:They lay you all the way back and then they strap your legs down so that you don't kick them in your sleep... Read More »