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I got osteem dental implant done but one of the stitches got loose and broke in three days. Is it alright to let it stay in there without doing anything for further 5-6 days? Or new stitches should be done? Breaking of these stitches is alright or not? I am not having any new pain, as such, due to the stitches issue. Only the irritation is more, maybe due to unattended/uncut thread lying in mouth. What should be done in this case?
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Dr. M. R. Pujari
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Hi..no need to worry. Just keep the area clean by using betadine rinse. Talk to your dentist once by calling him. Regards
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Dr. Abhishek Vashistha
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Get loose stitch removed and it's okay that u wait for some days and ur suture line will heal. But maintain good oral hygiene. No resuturing as it will give you bad results. Rest your dentist is best person to decide have faith in him.
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Dr. Pankaj Sharma
Dentist 6 yrs exp Jaipur
Just Maintain proper oral hygiene and no need for resuturing as it will heal of its own
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Dr. Pankti Shah
Dentist 11 yrs exp Mumbai
No issues with the stich opening. Keep the area clean.
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Dr. Satish VNV
Implantologist 17 yrs exp Kakinada
Call your dentist for perfect solution
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