Is this an infection? What is it?

Discussion in 'Oral Surgery' started by StephQ, Jul 10, 2018.

  1. StephQ


    Jul 4, 2018
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    I had my wisdom teeth removed about 3 weeks ago, and the bottom right side had a hole after 2 weeks. I just noticed this white thing inside today. Is it infected? It doesn't hurt much, but it is a little tender. I have rinsed, so I dont think its food... Any help? 20180710_012159.jpg
    StephQ, Jul 10, 2018
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  2. StephQ

    MattKW Verified Dentist

    Mar 18, 2018
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    Looks like food. Try and get it out with a cotton bud. Don't worry if you can't, the healing otherwise looks good, so it'll eventually come out anyway.
    MattKW, Jul 10, 2018
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