Wisdom Teeth Information

After oral surgery, either to remove wisdom teeth or another procedure, Dr. Petrusha and Dr. Selasky recommend eating a diet of soft foods and to avoid hot or cold temperatures in foods and beverages. We recommend foods such as mashed potatoes, pudding, and applesauce. Patients need to remain eating soft foods for approximately a week or two after surgery. When... read more »

Reducing Your Risks for Oral Cancer

To reduce your risks of oral cancer, it is strongly recommended to stop tobacco use in any form, limit your alcohol intake to no more than two servings a day, and eat a diet rich in fruits and vegetables. A recent study on oral cancer that suggests increasing fruits and vegetables in your diet reduces your risk for oral cancer due... read more »