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Had 32 teeth extracted yesterday. Some pieces are still in gum will he remone next week?

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Dr. Daniel Quon
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
4 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Extracting 32 teeth that are badly broken down or roots with extensive decay in an environment where the gums are usually swollen and bleeding can be challenging.
It is possible that small pieces of residual tooth structure can sometimes remain due to the difficulty in visualizing them, as well as small bone spicules that appear after the teeth are removed. Your dentist can advise you.

In brief: Depends

Extracting 32 teeth that are badly broken down or roots with extensive decay in an environment where the gums are usually swollen and bleeding can be challenging.
It is possible that small pieces of residual tooth structure can sometimes remain due to the difficulty in visualizing them, as well as small bone spicules that appear after the teeth are removed. Your dentist can advise you.
Dr. Daniel Quon
Dr. Daniel Quon
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Dr. Elton Behner
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Consult

with the dentist who removed the teeth.
If necessary seek a second opinion from an oral surgeon.

In brief: Consult

with the dentist who removed the teeth.
If necessary seek a second opinion from an oral surgeon.
Dr. Elton Behner
Dr. Elton Behner
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Dr. Robert Douglas
Dentistry - Orthodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: More Likely Bone

when you have such extensive oral surgery, small pieces of the supporting bone break off and your body pushes them to the surface.
With so many teeth removed this may continue for some time. Just keep seeing yourOral Surgeon/ Dentist and he/she will get them all out.

In brief: More Likely Bone

when you have such extensive oral surgery, small pieces of the supporting bone break off and your body pushes them to the surface.
With so many teeth removed this may continue for some time. Just keep seeing yourOral Surgeon/ Dentist and he/she will get them all out.
Dr. Robert Douglas
Dr. Robert Douglas
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Can't answer

The only one who can is the Dentist or Surgeon who did the extraction.

In brief: Can't answer

The only one who can is the Dentist or Surgeon who did the extraction.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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