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Had stitches in palate from wisdom extract.Now there's a hole with white in it.Was infected, had meds, pain gone, white still there?Is this normal?

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Dr. Jonathan Richter
Dentistry - Periodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It can take 3 months for the wound to heal.
It heals from the bottom up! just keep it clean!

In brief: Yes

It can take 3 months for the wound to heal.
It heals from the bottom up! just keep it clean!
Dr. Jonathan Richter
Dr. Jonathan Richter
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Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Typically there is a fibrinous coating over the extraction site that appears whitish.

In brief: Yes

Typically there is a fibrinous coating over the extraction site that appears whitish.
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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Dr. Robert Brodsky
Dentistry

In brief: Probably not.

Have it looked at.
Why was the palate stitched? I am worried that it never really healed and that some bone is showing.

In brief: Probably not.

Have it looked at.
Why was the palate stitched? I am worried that it never really healed and that some bone is showing.
Dr. Robert Brodsky
Dr. Robert Brodsky
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