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No.  Smoking of any kind after oral surgery interferes with the normal healing process and can increase your chance of developing

  • Infections

 

  • 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.  
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