No. Smoking of any kind after oral surgery interferes with the normal healing process and can increase your chance of developing
- Dry socket after a tooth extraction: This is when the blood clot in the mouth protecting your bone from irritation by saliva and bacteria in your mouth is lost prematurely. This usually occurs 3-4 days after surgery. This can cause pain in your jaw. If you suspect a dry socket, you can book a review appointment at the practice for a simple treatment to resolve this condition.
- Failure of osseintegration of an implant.