How long did it take you to recover from your wisdom teeth removal process? Generally, most people need a few days, but every patient we treat at our dental office in Georgetown is different, especially if complications occur. We always like to tell people that their best bet after their procedure or any surgery is to take it slow and get some rest. However, this is easier said than done for some people. You can grow restless easily when you’re forced to sit still. We all understand!
Here are some tips to help keep you busy and entertained post wisdom tooth removal!
Tip#1 – Puzzles and Games
Keep your brain stimulated with some new puzzles or board games. You can even break out the crossword puzzles or try and beat yourself at a game of Solitare.
Tip #2 – Binge-a-thon
Break out the comfy clothes and get the couch ready because you now have the time to catch up on your latest, most favorite shows or movies. There are many options to choose from these days; you’ll have enough options and content to keep you busy for days.
Tip #3 – Grab a Book
Have you had a book you’ve been dying to read? Is there a series that caught your eye a few weeks ago, but you haven’t had the time to dive into the first book yet? Now’s the perfect time to dive in and get the story going. Don’t have the book you want in front of you? There’s an entire library of e-books online waiting for you!
Tip #4 – Video Games
If you’re a patient in your teens and twenties who consider yourself quite the “gamer,” you just hit the jackpot. You can stay put and rest while getting your game on. There are plenty of options available for gaming consoles, computers, and even your phone apps. Go ahead and play all day. No one can say no
There are surely more things you can do to keep you busy after getting your wisdom teeth extracted. We hope you can find a creative, fun, and safe way to pass the time. If you want to learn more about wisdom teeth extraction or have questions about it, please don’t hesitate to call our dental office in Georgetown.