The removal of wisdom teeth is normally a routine procedure. To the effects were less inflammatory in nature and swelling from the cheeks went faster, make sure in advance of the protective reaction of the organism. You need to drink a course multivitamins in two weeks, they will strengthen the immune system and the body quickly to cope with the swelling. Swelling of the cheeks will diminish quickly, if not colds in the nose and throat. If you are sick with the flu or colds, it is not necessary to pull a tooth, but first cure the common cold.
A tooth pulled, injured gums. In response to the traumatic stimuli, the body begins to produce special active substances, under the influence of which inflammation develops in the tissues. These substances are carried by the lymph flow in the nearby area, and there is swelling of the cheeks. To slow down the process of inflammation and swelling, apply cold to the cheek, but only in the first two hours after removal procedure, the vessels narrowed and the swelling will be less. The role of the cold can use ice: wrap it in a thin towel and apply to the cheek for 10-20 minutes, then remove the cold for 10 minutes. Within two hours after the extraction apply a cold according to the described scheme.
Swelling of the cheek will help rinse antiseptic. It kills pathogenic organisms that enter the wound, and prevents the development of inflammation. Use the antiseptic that was recommended by the doctor. If the doctor didn't give strict instructions, then rinse your mouth every 30 minutes weak pale pink solution of manganese. You can prepare a universal solution for the disinfection of mucous membranes of the oral cavity: in a glass of boiled but not hot water and add one teaspoon of baking soda and salt, add five drops of iodine. Rinse your mouth every half hour, and after each meal. Sanitize the oral cavity you must within the first day after tooth removal. If the inflammation lasts longer, rinses extend to the complete healing of wounds in the gums.
If swelling of the cheek on the second day does not decrease, start drinking anti-inflammatory medication. This group of drugs include non-narcotic analgesics they will relieve pain, reduce inflammation.
Swelling of the cheeks lasts more than three days should seek the advice of a doctor. If you are not able to obtain specialized medical care, start to drink antibiotics broad-spectrum. Antibiotics will help to fight inflammation, and swelling of the cheeks will start to decrease.