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I wanted to ask that can I smoke after 4 5 days of tooth extraction if I am having stitches also.. ?
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Dr. Rashmi Punhani Bangalore | Pediatric Dentist
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Hi there... It's always better to avoid if stitches are still there in mouth... Better to be safe than sorry... Take care..!!
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Hi..it's better to avoid. You might get dry socket because of smoking. Start after stiches are removed. Regards
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Dr. Vikas Vaibhav Patna | Prosthodontist
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please don't smoke at least 14 days post extraction as wound healing takes place ...smoke will hamper the healing of extraction socket .
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