A 49-year-old member asked:
Wanted to know if all stitches need to be removed after wisdom teeth extraction?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzisanswered
Dentistry 42 years experience
Silk, yes: Resorbable, no. As your surgeon which type was placed.
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Dr. Paul Grinanswered
Pain Management 38 years experience
Dissolvable Stitches: These stitches usually come out after 5 days Those that are non-dissolvable stitches must be manually removed by the surgeon.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
I'm interested to know what happens after wisdom teeth extraction?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Dentistry 38 years experience
Talk to,your dentist: Your dentist or oral surgeon will give you instructions after he extraction. This will vary a bit depending on the procedure used, if it was surgical and you have stitches you will have more pain and a longer healing. You will need to eat soft foods for a few days.
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Last updated Dec 22, 2016
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