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Cleveland, OH
A 57-year-old female asked:

Outer gum still red, swollen & tender after 14 days of #13 tooth extraction? tooth was broken off on that side to the gum line before extraction.

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Re-evaluation: The surgical site should be re-evaluated by the dentist who extracted the tooth.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Return: Return to extracting General Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon for reevaluation. May be due to still U healed surgeries tissues or due to infection. Once cause determined additional treatment may be advisable.
Last updated Jul 21, 2019


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