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tooth extraction healing stages

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manami Yamaguchi
25 years experience Dentistry
Red, Yellow, Gray...: Unless the extraction site is completely covered by sutured gums, it is likely that you see clotting/clotted blood in the socket. Careful not to lose ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Not the tooth: It's the complexity of the extraction. And sometimes it's just how traumatized the tissue becomes.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See your dentist: Tooth extraction is a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. Pain, swelling and infection following surgery is usually at its worst 24 – ... Read More
Dr. Keith Hollander
36 years experience Dentistry
Extraction healing: Early epithelium membrane forming across the clot, Turns pink in a few more weeks
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Liem
37 years experience Dentistry
Simplistic answer : Blood clot will form in the socket(s) where the root(s) of the tooth was/were. Within 48 hrs changes happens in the clot. Bone cell started to form an ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Call dentist: Call the dentist to have it evaluated and possibly medicated to begin healing.
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A male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Return: Return to the Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon who did the traction and have area reevaluated. You may need some follow-up treatment or just tinctu ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Antibiotics: Antibiotics are usually prescribed for a tooth infection. Have your oral surgeon evaluate the wound to determine if the medication is warranted.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maryam Chiani
29 years experience Dentistry
Fistula: I am not sure what type of treatments you are referring to? If a tooth presents with a fistula, the first choice of treatment is a root canal therapy. ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Al-Asadi
22 years experience Dentistry
Normal: Don't worry, it's normal. Make sure you complete all follow up visits prescribed by your surgeon.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
9 years experience Dentistry
Could be infection: Go back to the dentist who did the extraction and ask that they check the socket. Such pain at this time is wrong. You should be healing and getting ... Read More

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