Why is it bad to smoke after tooth extraction?

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Kenyon Prohaska asked a question: Why is it bad to smoke after tooth extraction?
Asked By: Kenyon Prohaska
Date created: Tue, May 4, 2021 9:57 AM
Date updated: Thu, Jul 28, 2022 8:42 PM

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  • As smoking after tooth extraction can lead to Alveolar Osteitis which is said to be excruciatingly painful and more painful than a tooth pain. When you smoke after a tooth extraction it leads to decrease in the healing process of the socket as it affects the blood vessels in the extraction site.
  • Increasing pain that may spread to the ear;
  • Visible bone in extraction hole;
  • The absence of blood clot;
  • Bad breath;
  • Unusual metallic taste in the mouth.

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