How To Feel Better After Getting Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Wisdom teeth pain, swelling, extraction and aftercare.


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Monday, 10 April 2017

How To Feel Better After Getting Wisdom Teeth Removed?

How to feel better after getting wisdom teeth removed
How to feel better after getting wisdom teeth removed?
This article explains how to feel better after getting wisdom teeth removed. Many people feel pain, dry mouth, swelling, temperature, lip and chip numbness, sore throat in the mouth. The stiffness of jaws is also common after wisdom teeth removal surgery. Avoid smoking because it causes dry socket (cavity contain bone and nerve cells endings) as you may feel unpleasant in taste and bad breath.

How To Feel Better After Getting Wisdom Teeth Removed

Many people just start talking after wisdom teeth surgery, talking will bring more problems for you. Stop excessively talking and spitting just after dental surgery. Bleeding, swelling, pain, diet are major problems you may face after wisdom tooth removal.

Below are simple ways to get rid of discomfort and pain. Follow these steps to feel better after getting wisdom teeth removed.

Wisdom Teeth Removal Aftercare

How to Stop Bleeding after the Third Molar Extraction

Gauze Piece

The first problem that you will face after dental surgery is bleeding, place a gauze piece on surgery area smoothly. Just bite it gently for 20 to 30 minutes. Don't speak and avoid excessively spitting. Know remove this gauge piece and (if bleeding not stops) repeat this procedure by applying another gauze piece to surgery area for another 30 minutes.

Drink Liquids (Water, Juices etc)

When initial bleeding stop you should drink a lot of (slightly) cold water and other liquids. Don't use hard food just after wisdom teeth removed. It's important to drink liquids with glass, not by straw. Because drinking or sucking with a straw will start bleeding again due to compression of mouth.


Stop rinsing and excessively touching your mouth. Spitting and excessive talking will cause bleeding.

How to Stop Swelling after the Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Ice Box

People ask "how to feel better after getting wisdom teeth removed". Use a piece of ice and rub it gently on surgery area. The best way to do it, use a zipper and fill it with crushed ice. Now place it just before your ear. Your doctor may advise you moist heat rather than ice. Both are useful methods to reduce swelling after wisdom tooth removed.


The doctor may also advise you anti-inflammatory drugs like serratiopeptidase or trypsin + chymotrypsin for the treatment of swelling. These are an effective medicine for the treatment of swelling. Just follow your doctor advise because every individual has a different type of body.

Please don't follow your friend instructions and just follow your dentist advice religiously. If the swelling does not reduce within 3 days then go to your doctor and consult about it.

How to Stop Wisdom Teeth Pain after Removal

After wisdom teeth removed, pain is not uncommon. Prescription drugs are used to reduce pain, just take medicine according to your doctor or physician advice. Ibuprofen, Tylenol, flurbiprofen, naproxen sodium, nimesulide are common drugs which used to reduce pain. But as mentioned above every individual is different from each other. Take medicines advised by your dentist.

Vomiting or Nausea

Nausea is not uncommon after surgery, as you are using painkiller drugs therefore vomiting may occur. Try to eat some food before taking prescription drugs. This will help to reduce the feeling of vomiting and nausea.

Heavy Machinery or Drive

If your doctor advises you a narcotic drug like tramadol for pain. You should not drive or operate heavy machinery. Just relax your muscles and rest for 2 to 3 days.

Elevated Head

People who stand up from lying position instantly may feel light headed. If you are in lying position and want to stand up, sit up for a while and then come in standing position. You should be up and come in elevated head position because it will reduce blood supply in the head section and also helps a little bit in stop

Wisdom Teeth Extraction Diet


Just after surgery, you should drink more liquids but the healthy meal is also important. Eat mashed potatoes, eggs and other protein and carbohydrate-rich soft food as fruits and vegetables to overcome weakness.

Prevent eating peanuts, popcorn and other carbonated beverages because their particles may leave in the socket and may cause infection. Mix a tablespoon in one glass of warm water and rinse your teeth 2 to 3 times daily.


People who exercise regularly should reduce or left their exercising routine for 3 to 5 days. As they are eating less food and not able to chew properly. Reduce exercise because it will weaken your body muscles.

Oral Hygiene

You must clean your mouth to maintain proper oral hygiene. Brush your teeth (except surgery area) gently, you can also use mouthwash to remove bacteria. By following these simple steps you will be aware of how to feel better after getting wisdom teeth removed. 

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