A 18-year-old female asked:
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is there a way to make disovable stitches dissolve faster? my wisdom tooth extraction site is stitches to my cheek!

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Dr. Robert Gilardetti
28 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Dip a q-tip cotton swab in hydrogen peroxide and dab the suture with it a few times.
Answered on Oct 18, 2020
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
See surgeon: If stitches feel like they are drawing you may have some swelling. Ask the oralsurgeon to check your sutures and your healing process.
Answered on Jul 27, 2018

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Get Checked: If you think there may be a problem- get it doublechecked by the doctor who did the surgery.

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