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A 28-year-old female asked:

I got several fillings on left side of my mouth 4 days ago, and my gums are still very sore and swollen. is this normal?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Swollen gums: Yes, this can be normal. It should be better in the next three days. If not, see your dentist again.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Normal: You had surgery. Takes time to heal. Should be getting a little better every day. If not, call your Dentist.

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