Celebrities who have had Wisdom Teeth Extracted

In early 2019, in a post titled Recent Celebrities to have Wisdom Teeth Removal, five celebrities who had wisdom teeth extracted in 2018 and early 2019 were discussed. This included Dua Lipa, Violett Bean, Pete Davidson, Justin Thomas, and Zendaya. After viewing this post, you may be wondering what other celebrities have had wisdom teeth extracted either recently or in the past. The first additional celebrity is Simone Biles, a 22 year old woman, who is a famous gymnast. She shared back on July 27, 2017, in an Instagram photo and Instagram video along with on her Twitter that she had her wisdom teeth extracted. In the video she is seen in a dental chair still hooked up to medical equipment with what looks like gauze in her mouth. The second additional celebrity is Miley Cyrus, a 26 year old … Read more

Wisdom Teeth Tweets From Twitter

In the past some wisdom teeth related tweets from Twitter have been shared on this site. See for example the posts Wisdom Teeth Removal: Tweets from Twitter and Indications for Removal of Wisdom Teeth. Below are some more recent wisdom teeth related tweets that have been shared on Twitter. 1. Related to Dry Socket 2. Related to Growing Pains 3. Related to Nerve Damage 4. Related to Sinus Complications Hopefully you found the above tweets interesting and or relevant. From the tweets many people were not happy about experiencing dry socket after having wisdom teeth removed. Others were not happy with pain and/or headaches experienced when their wisdom teeth are growing in. Still others had concerns about nerve damage from having wisdom teeth extracted. Further other tweets were related to sinus complications experience after having a wisdom tooth extracted. If … Read more

Sepsis After Wisdom Teeth Removal

Earlier in 2019 a case was described of a 25 year old woman from England who developed sepsis after having an infected wisdom teeth removed, see the post Risks of Keeping Wisdom Teeth: Infected Wisdom Tooth Removal Leads to Sepsis. However, having healthy wisdom teeth removed can also lead to sepsis. In May 2019, a 20 year Wisconsin woman had all four wisdom teeth removed along with a few other teeth in order to allow for orthodontic treatment. Specifically the woman was addressing having her teeth straightened and correcting an overbite. The day after the surgery the woman’s sister was concerned with her appearance and swelling and had her go to an emergency room at a hospital. Upon arriving at the hospital the woman had a temperature of 105 degrees Fahrenheit and a very low blood pressure. The 20 year old … Read more

Food Delivery after Wisdom Teeth Removal

After having wisdom teeth surgery it is important to pay special attention to what one eats. It is suggested to only eat soft foods after having wisdom teeth removed for 2 to 3 days. You also want to avoid any particularly hard or crunchy foods for up to 2 weeks after the procedure. This information and some foods suggestions is available at the what to eat after wisdom teeth removal page. Some suggested foods include the following: milkshakes smoothies soups ice cream avocado banana rice applesauce yogurt mashed beans soft pasta You also want to drink plenty of water and possibly even Gatorade or fruit juices to stay hydrated. For those who receive sedation, you likely had someone accompany you to the surgery or at least was available to drive you home. Perhaps it was a family member or a … Read more

Studies and Opinions on Opioids After Wisdom Teeth Removal

Recently on this site there have been several posts regarding giving patients opioids after wisdom teeth removal. In the post Do Oral Surgeons Give Too Many Opioids for Wisdom Teeth Removal? a study by Resnick et al. appearing in the 2019 edition of the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery was discussed (titled “Do Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Over-Prescribe Opioids After Extraction of Asymptomatic Third Molars?”). Recently some commentary in a letter to the editor appearing in the 2019 edition of the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery has been provided titled “Opioid Prescription Following Third Molar Extractions,” written by Subramanian and Quek which questions the validity of the study by Resnick. In the article by Subramanian and Quek some very valid points are made. First, the article by Resnick only relied on voluntary reporting of opioid use and this … Read more