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A 24-year-old female asked:

Just got a gum graft 2 days ago- the perio took a piece of my top palette and sewed it down to the front. my male partner and i were wondering how long it would be until we could convene in oral sex again - when would it be okay?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 51 years experience
I would expect this to heal in 10 to 14 days.
Dr. Binod Verma
Dentistry 40 years experience
Wait six to eight weeks for complete healing . Let your Dentist look your graft site and donor site for complete healing before the Oral sex .
Dr. Mark Roberts
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Check with the periodontist, just to be safe.

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