Wisdom Teeth Removal : The wisdom teeth removal process affects everyone differently, affecting recovery time. However, to heal faster, you can take some steps. It would help if you avoid smoking, spitting, eating hard foods, and chewing gum. Hot drinks need to be avoided. Eat liquid and soft food, so they do not dislodge the blood clot forming. For atleast 24 hours, avoid anything else that may dislodge the blood clots that form in the empty tooth socket as the blood clot helps heal faster.