Locust Valley, NY
A 25-year-old male asked:
how long after a tooth extraction should i be seeing signs of blood on guaze.extraction was tues and been smoking with guaze in and no sign dry socket?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Smoking: If you smoke, all bets are off. Smoking delays and alters healing, not to mention that it will eventually kill you. You shouldn't need gauze for more than a few hours. If you are still bleeding today, 3 days after the extraction, you need to see the Dentist or Oral Surgeon for a reexamination.
Last updated Jun 3, 2018
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