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After a tooth extraction, patients can expect to have minor bleeding and slight pain when the anesthesia wears off, according to WebMD. People who have had a tooth extraction should eat soft foods and avoid drinking with... More »

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For the first day or two after a tooth extraction, it is best to eat soft foods, recommends St. Louis County Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. After that, patients can eat any foods they feel comfortable having. More »

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According to New Health Guide, the pain after a tooth extraction normally subsides after two to three days. The pain begins to subside after 12 hours and is normally manageable using over-the-counter or prescription medi... More »

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The pain after the extraction of a tooth normally begins to decrease four hours after the procedure, according to WebMD. Immediately after the extraction, the anesthetic keeps pain in control. Dentists often suggest over... More »

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After any tooth extraction, patients should rinse the oral surgical area with warm salt water and a gentle swishing action to prevent infection and promote healing according to the International Dental Health Foundation.... More »

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If you develop dry socket after the dental extraction of a permanent adult tooth, the pain generally starts three to four days after the tooth is removed. The most common complication after tooth extraction, especially a... More »

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Common symptoms of a dental dry socket include pain typically two days after a tooth has been pulled and a dry-looking opening where the tooth was located, according to WebMD. Additional symptoms of a dry socket may incl... More »

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