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Bone fragment 6 months post wisdom tooth extraction and dark spot around tooth root of next molar on x-ray. Dentist says not infection? Is he right?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
4 doctors agree

In brief: Second opinion

I think your dentist is right.
However, like all health care professionals dentists differ in training, experience, and in personality. Just look for the second opinion with an oral surgeon. Oral surgeons will generally provide good ethical second opinions, but there may be other factors that can influence their judgment (unlikely). Hope it helps.

In brief: Second opinion

I think your dentist is right.
However, like all health care professionals dentists differ in training, experience, and in personality. Just look for the second opinion with an oral surgeon. Oral surgeons will generally provide good ethical second opinions, but there may be other factors that can influence their judgment (unlikely). Hope it helps.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dark spot usually indicates bone loss. I agree w Dr Grin, see an Oral Surgeon.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dark areas on x-ray usually mean bone loss. I agree we Dr Grin, see an Oral Surgeon for peace of mind.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Is he right?

Probably. But your Dentist can see the lesion, we can't.
If you are concerned seek a second opinion, preferably with an extraction specialist, an Oral Surgeon.

In brief: Is he right?

Probably. But your Dentist can see the lesion, we can't.
If you are concerned seek a second opinion, preferably with an extraction specialist, an Oral Surgeon.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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