How To Control Swelling After a Wisdom Tooth Extraction

13 September 2018
13 September 2018, Comments: 0

When wisdom teeth erupt in adulthood they often need removing. Extraction is a common procedure, usually accompanied by facial swelling. You can deal with this swelling by:

– Rinsing with saltwater three times a day, keeping your head elevated and applying hot or ice cold compresses (20 mins on/20 mins off).

– Following the aftercare advice closely.

– Swelling should reduce a few days after the extraction.

“If you ever feel extreme pain or believe something you’re experiencing is not normal, never hesitate to call your dentist or oral surgeon to follow up.”

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