I had my wisdom tooth extracted 3 days ago. The hole is still wide open. Can I begin eating on both sides of my mouth again?

Doctor Answers 1

Healing after wisdom teeth extraction

It is better to stay away from those sites until the gum closes over the extraction socket 

stay away from crunchy and chewy food/  Foods with seeds that could lodge in the socket 

Stay on soft food for atleast another couple of weeks.   And continue rinsing with mouthrinse until sites heal. 


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