Oral Health

Question
Posted by: cindy | 2008/08/07

Q.

wisdon tooth operation

i took out my wisdom tooth a while ago (3 months)and have not gone back to remove the stitches. is this detrimental to my oral health in any way? can i take the stitching out myself?

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

The majority of the time nowadays, dissolving stitches are placed so if you can't see any stitches they are gone already. however if you can still see the stitches see your surgeon DO NOT remove them on your own

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