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How to tell if my wisdom teeth extraction is healing properly?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Guidelines:: No pain, no swelling, no fever, no bleeding, and a visit to your dentist for a follow up visit to check the area and make sure you are healing properly.
Answered on Jan 15, 2013

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