A 22-year-old male asked:
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bone graft left molar, 4 weeks post surgery check up went well, skin has healed, chewing & brush is allowed. can touching still damage graft results?

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Dr. Kayvon Javid
19 years experience Dentistry
Not likely : Most likely not a problem. Normally after 4 weeks the graft is already covered with soft tissue ( gum) and touching the area should have no adverse effects. Hope that helps
Answered on Jan 14, 2016
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