A 28-year-old male asked:
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bright red spots on gum that grew over hole after dry socket no pain at all is this normal. gum not all the way healed had it donr feb 4th need help.

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Dr. John Calvert
36 years experience Dentistry
Sounds ok: Since you are not having any pain, it sound like you are healing fine. I wouldn't worry about any spots unless they get painful or inflamed. It takes months for the extraction area to completely heal over. See your dentist if you still have concerns.
Answered on Jun 26, 2019

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