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In brief: Healing socket

Where was the tooth extracted? Was it a wisdom tooth? Did the surgeon add bone to the area covered with a membrane? These are all variables.
Most likely what you feel is a bone spicule if nothing was done. Go back to the dentist, it can be watched or smoothed down, it appears to be a healing socket.

In brief: Healing socket

Where was the tooth extracted? Was it a wisdom tooth? Did the surgeon add bone to the area covered with a membrane? These are all variables.
Most likely what you feel is a bone spicule if nothing was done. Go back to the dentist, it can be watched or smoothed down, it appears to be a healing socket.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
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In brief: Bone fragment

It is very common and unfortunately they can be painful.
I concerned see your dentist for post-op evaluation.

In brief: Bone fragment

It is very common and unfortunately they can be painful.
I concerned see your dentist for post-op evaluation.
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In brief: Could be

But most likely it is the edge of the socket where the tooth was extracted.
Let your dentist take a look and you will know for sure.

In brief: Could be

But most likely it is the edge of the socket where the tooth was extracted.
Let your dentist take a look and you will know for sure.
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