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Tooth extraction to upper #14 and bone graft (cow) now 10 days post-op. Oral surgeon says healing. But my gums still feel tender and sore. Normal?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
7 doctors agree

In brief: Surgeon's correct

you had surgery.
Will take time to fully heal.

In brief: Surgeon's correct

you had surgery.
Will take time to fully heal.
Thank
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sounds normal

Seems normal postoperatively tissue may be tender for 2-4 wks continue to monitor and return if conditions turn worse

In brief: Sounds normal

Seems normal postoperatively tissue may be tender for 2-4 wks continue to monitor and return if conditions turn worse
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