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Had a lower front tooth extraction and it won't stop bleeding. Help?

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In brief: Pressure

Place sterile gauze in the socket and apply firm pressure for 15 minutes.
Repeat if necessary. If it continues after that, call your dentist.

In brief: Pressure

Place sterile gauze in the socket and apply firm pressure for 15 minutes.
Repeat if necessary. If it continues after that, call your dentist.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: Cotton & Ice

Bite on cotton covering this area, and hold ice (in plastic bag) on the outsied of the face next to the extraction socket.
Do this for the first 3 hours after the extraction. After that it will continue on its own.

In brief: Cotton & Ice

Bite on cotton covering this area, and hold ice (in plastic bag) on the outsied of the face next to the extraction socket.
Do this for the first 3 hours after the extraction. After that it will continue on its own.
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
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