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Question
Posted by: Charity | 2004/12/14

Q.

Whole on my gum, Its scary Pls help!!!

I extracted my tooth two weeks ago, on the side of the gum when they extracted the tooth, there is small whole. I have extracted five teeth already but I never had this whole. It's on the outside of the gum, like on th wall. Should i BE WORRIED?

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

It is possible that it is just the extraction site. It could also be a result of the angle of the tooth prior to extraction. If it doesnt start getting smaller in size see your dentist or you could see him/her now and put your mind at rest.

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