Flossing After Wisdom Teeth Extraction: Yes or No?

Flossing After Wisdom Teeth Extraction: Yes or No?

According to the American Public Health Association, an estimated 10 million wisdom teeth are extracted from 5 million people in the U.S. annually. While your oral surgeon will provide detailed aftercare instructions, it’s often up to you to determine the pace of your recovery process and how quickly you can resume normal dental hygiene habits. Flossing, for example, is an important habit that helps to remove hard-to-reach food and plaque from between your teeth but it’s not always clear when it’s safe to begin floss again after wisdom teeth removal surgery. Here’s what you should know about flossing after getting your wisdom teeth removed. Post-Treatment Instructions As mentioned, your oral […]