Oral Health

Question
Posted by: anonimas | 2010/06/01

Q.

Molar extraction.

How long does it take for this to heal?does smoking makes the pain worse.

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

complete healing takes about 6 weeks. the pain shoud stop after a day or two.Yes smoking greatly contributes to the development of post extraction infection.

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Posted by: Carlton | 2010/06/17

My dentist did not tell me the DOs and Dont''s after an extarction. After 7 days I am still in pain and there is not clotting.
Im a smoker and was blowing the vuvuzela 2 days after the proceedure.
What do I need to do

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Posted by: leon | 2010/06/06

Hi. I had my molar removed. There was some drilling to remove two roots that was still left behind. Now there is a hole, that when i rinse with salt water, it passes out my nostrils. Is this regular. what is the healing process like.

Reply to leon
Posted by: dental expert | 2010/06/01

complete healing takes about 6 weeks. the pain shoud stop after a day or two.Yes smoking greatly contributes to the development of post extraction infection.

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