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I had my lower teeth removed 4 weeks ago and I am still having toothache in one of my gums, should I go see my dentist?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Buxton
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes.

How do the gums look? What type of pain is it? May be a dry socket or a retained root tip.

In brief: Yes.

How do the gums look? What type of pain is it? May be a dry socket or a retained root tip.
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Dr. Anna Meyer
For issues after surgery, it is highly adviseable to seek out the advice of the doctor/surgeon who did the procedure. They know the exact details of your surgery and can best advise on what to do.
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes, go see your dentist now.
You could expect more soreness to resolve in 5-10 days.

In brief: Yes

Yes, go see your dentist now.
You could expect more soreness to resolve in 5-10 days.
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Dr. Stanley Halpern
Yes you may have a retained tooth root or some rough or sharp bone.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Yes

Please call now.

In brief: Yes

Please call now.
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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Absolutely

Yes, you may have a retained tooth root or tooth fragment and your dentist needs to address it.

In brief: Absolutely

Yes, you may have a retained tooth root or tooth fragment and your dentist needs to address it.
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