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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
47 years experience in Dentistry
Six weeks: Removing a tooth, especially a molar is a big deal. It leaves a surface wound the size of half a dollar bill, that can become infected if food is pre ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Fritz
42 years experience in Dentistry
Post extraction: Usually after 24 hours you can resume a normal diet with a single tooth extraction.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kiyan Mehdizadeh
8 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: If you are healing uneventfully and if you are healthy, then by the third day after extraction you should be living life normally.
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A female asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
40 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Tooth extraction : Healing incisions and/or wounds produce a serum that is yellow. With no pain this is likely part of the healing of the extraction. If there were to be ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vanna Master
8 years experience in Dentistry
Not always: Molar tooth extraction can be simple with no surgery involved in many cases. Sometimes if a tooth is badly broken, or has had a root canal treatment i ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
45 years experience in Dentistry
Several Causes: Teeth are extracted for several reasons. If impacted or advanced periodontal bone loss, then some of the root surface on the tooth next to it may be e ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Post op: You should call the dentist who extracted the tooth to have that area re-evaluated to make sure everything is healing properly and there are no other ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Terry
28 years experience in Dentistry
Something Squishy: Is it possible that some food was in the socket. If you had a "dry socket" you would know it. They are usually very painful. You didn't mention any pa ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Healing: For most people extraction ion sites are no longer symptomatic after 3 months, but for a very few others healing can take longer. Please return to the ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
10 days.: I am not a dentist, but based on personal experience it took me about 10 days to recover , some may take longer. But if more than 2 weeks, revisit you ... Read More

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