How to Quickly Recover from a Tooth Extraction

Recovering after one or more teeth haven been removed is an important process in order to avoid subsequent infections. Many of the most powerful tips are clear and straightforward. Let’s take a quick look at three takeaway points to keep in mind.

– Complete the antibiotic cycle recommended by your dentist.

– Avoid dislodging the clot, as this can lead to dry socket.

– Try not to perform any strenuous activities for between three and five days after the procedure.

“Check with your dentist on how you can maintain oral hygiene without causing damage to the surgery site.”

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Dr Siddharth Wandrekar - Practice principal (GDC No. 170074)

BDS – India 2004, MSc Prosthetic Dentistry 2007 (London), MJDF Royal College of Surgeons England

Sidd has been with Brunel Dental Practice since 2011 and took over the practice in September 2016 after the previous principal retired.

Sidd qualified in 2004 from one of the prestigious Universities in India. He came to the UK and meritoriously obtained a Masters in Prosthetic Dentistry from King’s College, London. He then spent a year in a hospital environment being involved in major surgeries such as head and neck cancer, correction of jaw fractures and complex surgical removal of teeth. He moved to work as an Associate in Private and NHS practices in Scotland before joining Brunel Dental Practice.

Sidd enjoys dentistry because he can help everyone to achieve good dental health and overall well-being in a caring and comfortable environment.

He is married with two boys who keep him on his toes. He loves playing tennis and represents the local club in the regional Leagues. He loves to travel and visit offbeat places. He also has a keen interest in current affairs.

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