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A 33-year-old female asked:

I had no.19 tooth pulled 2days ago. it formed red clot & now it looks like it has a white film over it. is that normal? slight pain, but not major.

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Dr. Alice Urbankova
Cosmetic Dentistry 17 years experience
Wound healing: Whiteish covering that forms in following days is part of normal healing. Again, indication of minimal pain is also indication of successful healing. Warm salt water rinse two to three times a day will speed up healing

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Last updated Jan 6, 2019

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