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Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Donetta replied 9 years ago.

Generally you should avoid any activity that will cause suction in the mouth for about 48-72 hours. By then the blood clot should attach to the bone, in the extraction site. You should also avoid vigorous activity for the first 24-48 hours after the extraction.

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