Is this normal after wisdom teeth removal

Discussion in 'Patient Forum' started by marylandlax101, Jun 18, 2019.

  1. marylandlax101


    Jun 18, 2019
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    There looks like a hole in my lip near the wisdom tooth extraction site. Is this normal? Please help I am very nervous about it. This is the morning after wisdom teeth removal. Thanks

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    MattKW Verified Dentist

    Mar 18, 2018
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    Looks OK. It takes a minimum of 2 weeks for the wound to start to close up, and up to 3 months to completely heal over and round off. If you get any food scraps in the wound while it is healing, it usually does no harm and works its way out.
    MattKW, Jun 19, 2019
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