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about how long can it take for a gum boil to fully heal after an endodontist completed a root canal?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Can be a couple weeks to a couple months ask your dentist for specific advice
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Dr. Kuitems is right; give time and patience, which are essential for healing, but may be widely varying in its pace to reflect the health state of local tissue and personal total immunity, So, it is okay to wait and see as long as slowly but surely getting better day by day, week by week, so to reach its optimal point of healing that, of course, is still uncertain & unknown; that is life reality.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Months: It may take quite a while for the bone to regenerate.

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