wisdom tooth pain

Tips For Handling Inflammation After Wisdom Teeth Surgery

If you’ve had your wisdom teeth removed, you may experience some inflammation after the procedure. But there are things you can do to address the symptoms.

Key takeaways:

– Prop your head up when lying down to facilitate a normal blood flow.

– Ice and heat therapy can be useful to relieve swelling.

– Use a salt water rinse up to three times a day.

After the procedure, your dentist or surgeon will explain what to expect and how to treat any discomfort and swelling.

Read the full story here: https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/how-to-decrease-swelling-after-wisdom-tooth-removal/


Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)

I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.

Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.

Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.

Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.

Special interest in Orthodontics.

Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.

I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.

Member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder).

I have two children, who keep me busy when I am not at the practice. I take a keen interest in and teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body.