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A 19-year-old female asked:

I had my wisdom teeth pulled 5 days ago, is it normal to have what looks like pinkish-red and white clotting ? also my gum near it is still red.

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Appears Normal: As the days pass, any pain or swelling should be decreasing. If not, see your oral surgeon.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Normal: What you are describing sounds perfectly normal. If you have pain and/or swelling that is not dismissing daily, bleeding, bad taste, bad smell, see the Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon for a post-Surgical re-evaluation.

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Newark, NJ
A 19-year-old female asked:

I had my wisdom teeth pulled 5 days ago, is it normal to have what looks like pinkish-red and white clotting ? Also my gum near it is red and enflamed

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Appears Normal: As the days pass, any pain or swelling should be decreasing. If not, see your oral surgeon.
Last updated Feb 27, 2019

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