Can I drink coffee after my wisdom tooth removal?
You may be waiting during the whole surgery just to drink your cup of favorite coffee, but you shouldn’t. After your wisdom tooth extraction, you should avoid consuming hot coffee, tea, and other hot drinks for 24-48 hours. The heat from these liquids can irritate the surgery site and damage the healing process.
Does coffee ruin your teeth?
While the side effects from coffee are minimal, it’s important to be aware of the impact this drink may have on your dental health over the long-term. Drinking coffee can stain and discolor teeth, because every time you drink a cup of coffee a layer forms around the tooth that absorbs into the enamel.
Is it bad to drink coffee after a tooth extraction?
The Projected Time Frame
- Your dentist’s recommendations and input
- How hot the coffee is (the hotter it is, the greater the risk of a dry socket)
- Whether you’re experiencing any pain already
Can you drink alcohol after wisdom teeth removal?
You are expected for at least the initial 24 hours following your wisdom teeth removal to refrain from drinking any alcohol. In the event you drink alcohol before the initial 24 hours, this can cause post-operative bleeding, which will keep the proper blood clot from forming in the surgery site. In fact, the formation of a blood clot is crucial.