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When does molar extraction heal completely?

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Dr. Thomas Frymark
Dentistry
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In brief: 6 months

Initial healing takes place in a week or two, but complete bone healing and elimination of soft tissue irregularities or defects takes much longer, as much as 6 months.

In brief: 6 months

Initial healing takes place in a week or two, but complete bone healing and elimination of soft tissue irregularities or defects takes much longer, as much as 6 months.
Dr. Thomas Frymark
Dr. Thomas Frymark
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Depends

Depends on amount of surgery necessary and skill of surgeon.
Usually 1-2 weeks. See oral surgeon for best results.

In brief: Depends

Depends on amount of surgery necessary and skill of surgeon.
Usually 1-2 weeks. See oral surgeon for best results.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine

In brief: 2=3 weeks

occasionally 7-10 days

In brief: 2=3 weeks

occasionally 7-10 days
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Dr. Philip Miller
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