A 28-year-old female asked:
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i had my wisdom teeth removed on wednesday with complications the root went behind my tongue. the left lower side of my face is very swollen and hard compared to the right is this normal?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Surgical Extraction: Swelling following a difficult wisdom tooth extraction is not out of the ordinary. However, without knowing the extent of the surgery or whether the swelling is an infection, the best course of action is to call your surgeon and explain your current situation. All the best...
Answered on Apr 1, 2018
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