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A pointed projection has formed where my tooth was removed. What could this be?
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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
Dentistry
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In brief: Bone
Sometimes after the removal of a tooth a smalll bone piece can work its way out of the extraction site.
It is common and usually nothing to worry about. It will take time for your bone to re-model around the extraction site. Call your dentist who can determine if it needs additonal care or not.

In brief: Bone
Sometimes after the removal of a tooth a smalll bone piece can work its way out of the extraction site.
It is common and usually nothing to worry about. It will take time for your bone to re-model around the extraction site. Call your dentist who can determine if it needs additonal care or not.
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
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Dr. Harry Aronowitz
Dentistry - Orthodontics
In brief: Tooth or bone
It could be a piece of the tooth or a bone fragment trying to work itself out.
You should return to your dentist to have a look.

In brief: Tooth or bone
It could be a piece of the tooth or a bone fragment trying to work itself out.
You should return to your dentist to have a look.
Dr. Harry Aronowitz
Dr. Harry Aronowitz
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In brief: Scar
Or possibly a fragment of the tooth left behind.
A dental x-ray will answer this for certain; unless it is painful it can wait until your next exam. If it is bothering you, go back to the dentist who pulled the tooth.

In brief: Scar
Or possibly a fragment of the tooth left behind.
A dental x-ray will answer this for certain; unless it is painful it can wait until your next exam. If it is bothering you, go back to the dentist who pulled the tooth.
Dr. Scott Welker
Dr. Scott Welker
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