A 45-year-old member asked:
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bone tissues not healing after tooth extraction. what should i do?

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Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Call dentist: Call the dentist to have it evaluated and possibly medicated to begin healing.
Answered on Nov 19, 2013
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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Especially if you are taking bisphosphonates for osteoporosis
Nov 19, 2013
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
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.
Answered on Nov 19, 2013

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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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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Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
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Pain after ext: Some areas heal slower depending on the severity of the infection and the amount of bone removed during the extraction. You should probably have an x ... Read More
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Questions: Not unusual. May take months to resolve. To be sure, make an appointment with the Surgeon who removed the tooth for a post-surgical examination. Ta ... Read More
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Dr. Anthony Sharber
37 years experience Dentistry
Sounds normal: Seems normal postoperatively tissue may be tender for 2-4 wks continue to monitor and return if conditions turn worse
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