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Bone tissues not healing after tooth extraction. what should i do?

3 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Call dentist: Call the dentist to have it evaluated and possibly medicated to begin healing.
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 56 years experience
Especially if you are taking bisphosphonates for osteoporosis
Nov 19, 2013
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Treatable: Call the dentist or oral surgical specialist who did the extraction. Depending on the cause there are many treatment modalities available. Don't wait. The sooner you are seen the faster the healing can begin.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
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 tincture of time.

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