A 35-year-old member asked:
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what do you advise if i had a gum graft, can i play paintball. read on for needed details to answer.?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Ask: Ask the dentist or periodontist who did the graft for an opinion as to how much healing time your graft will require. Depends on your overall health, meds, hx of smoking, type and extent of graft, bone support, and many other factors. Ask your surgeon.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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YES, IF?: How long ago was it done? Let it heal for 2 weeks and should be good to go. Why not ask the dentist who did it how long to wait?
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