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A 16-year-old female asked:

1 week after wisdom teeth removal here is still swelling on the bottom left side and today i felt the left 2nd molar wiggling. is this normal?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Probably, but: Probably OK, but ask to see the oral surgeon for exam to make sure.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Normal?: You have had surgery. Healing takes time. If you are concerned enough to send this post, then please call your treating Dentist or Oral Surgeon for a post-surgical examination to assure that your healing is proceeding at the expected rate. Do it. It will put your mind at ease.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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