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A 28-year-old female asked:

Hi, i got my wisdom tooth removed yesterday but now my cheek is swollen and it's getting worse. is there something wrong?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Probably not: A wisdom tooth extraction is a surgery, no matter how you look at it. If the tooth was impacted, both gingival tissue and bone was removed to get that tooth out. Your dentist/oral surgeon knows your treatment best... call them if your post extraction condition seems to be worsening.
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