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How long does the soreness last after tooth extraction

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
Dentistry 39 years experience
One day to: 14 days is my standard answer. Depends on which tooth , the condition of the area prior to surgery, the surgical difficulty, your oral hygiene effici... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Kessler
Periodontics 57 years experience
Sore gums: The area around the extraction can be sore for more than a week it all depends how the tooth was extracted and if the gum was flapped back go back to... Read More
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Periodontics 43 years experience
Extraction pain: Everyday after the extraction, you should improve and should have little pain after a few days. If after three or four days you start to get pain aga... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Not unusual: But then again, you may be coincidentally coming down with a sore throat. Visit the surgeon who extracted the tooth to see if it is healing well...... Read More
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes: If the extracted tooth in the back bottom , the area around the tooth socket gets a little sore, and with the contractions of your throat during swall... Read More
Dr. Lance Panarello
Dentistry 25 years experience
Possible infection: Some times after an extraction, the area or surrounding area of the extraction can become infected and spread to the glands of the throat. A dentist s... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manami Yamaguchi
Dentistry 26 years experience
Sore gums: Much discomfort after extraction comes from the body's reaction to the surgery. This reaction is called inflammation. Whether it is medically needed t... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Cohen
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 43 years experience
Usually not: It depends on the nature of the extraction and how long it has been. Usually there is some discomfort but this should resolve pretty quickly.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 37 years experience
Yes: Canker sores can form in response to many forms of stress, including surgical stress. An oral ulcer may form at the site of the tooth extraction, at t... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fay Gyapong
Dentistry 32 years experience
Post Extraction: Hard sore bumps after wisdom tooth extraction? This question requires more information such as time frame after surgery, location of sore areas etc. I... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Any lesion that has not resolved on its own in two weeks should be further investigated. Please see an oral surgeon for further examination.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Healing: Healing should progress uneventfully. You should be a little less sore every day with most soreness gone in under 2 weeks. Bone and soft tissues wil... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Healing socket: The appearance of a healing socket varies greatly. You did not mention how long ago the tooth was extracted, and whether the pain/soreness is getting ... Read More